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# Word for the Day

Something that requires a lot of hard work   laborious   Laborious describes something that requires a lot of hard work, such as Victor Frankenstein’s laborious undertaking of digging graves to find monster parts.   Laborious comes from the familiar word for work, labor, which doesn’t veer far from its roots in Old French meaning “exertion of the…

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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…

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# Movie Pick of the Week

  Morgan Freeman began his ascent to stardom with this, his first lead role in a major motion picture. Freeman is real-life high school principal Joe Clark, a tough, harsh educator and administrator who in 1987 is given a nearly impossible task by his old friend, school superintendent Dr. Frank Napier (Robert Guillaume). Clark is…