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# Word for the Day

Embarrassed or distressed chagrin   Chagrin is a noun that represents an emotion or feeling and it’s an uncomfortable one. If you feel chagrin, it means that you are embarrassed or distressed as a result of a failure.   The word chagrin, a noun, comes from the French word of the same spelling and means “melancholy, anxiety, vexation.”…

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# Movie Pick of the Week

The house is rockin’ and the laughs are rollin’ as comedians Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show), D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys), Cedric The Entertainer (The Steve Harvey Show) and Bernie Mac (Life) meet in this riotously comedy summit directed by Spike Lee. Inspired by the highest-grossing comedy tour in history, The Original Kings of…

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# Word for the Day

People you know very well, but who aren’t related to you.   kith   Your kith are the people you know very well, but who aren’t related to you. If you’re asking all of your best friends over for dinner, you can say that you’re inviting your kith.   It’s very rare to see the word kith unless it’s accompanied…

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# Word for the Day

 Innovative concepts…. avant-garde   The term avant-garde refers to innovative or experimental concepts or works, or the group of people producing them. Pushing boundaries with his development of Cubism, Pablo Picasso was part of the early 20th-century art world’s avant-garde.   In French, avant-garde means the “vanguard” or the “advance guard” — basically the people and ideas that are ahead…