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# Word for the Day

Robin Hood is famous for doing this…   pilfer   To pilfer is to steal something, typically of small value. Minor thefts, like taking a roll of toilet paper out of a public bathroom or napkins from the Early Bird Buffet are what your grandfather, for example, might pilfer.   The verb pilfer comes from the Old French noun pelfre, meaning…

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To be calm and relaxed… unflappable   To be unflappable is to be calm and relaxed, even in a stressful situation. A confident person is usually unflappable.   Some people get nervous and jittery under pressure, while others are unflappable. If you’re unflappable, you stay calm, relaxed, and poised no matter what’s happening. A good kindergarten teacher stays…

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A strategic move… gambit   A gambit is a strategic move, often in chess but also in politics or business, where a player sacrifices something up front for future gain.   The noun gambit comes from an Italian word, gambetto, which means “tripping up.” When you make an opening move, offer something, or start a conversation with something that seems…