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# Word for the Day

Pretending to be shy in a playful manner…   coy   Take the adjective coy for a person who pretends to be shy but really isn’t, or someone who could give a definite answer but won’t. Coy behavior can be playful or just plain annoying.   Originally meaning “quiet and shy,” today someone who is coy pretends to be…

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 Lively and spirited… vivacious   A vivacious person is lively and spirited: a vivacious dancer might do a back-flip off the wall and then jump into the arms of her partner.   Some people are just naturally fun to be around; they sparkle, they animate any group they’re part of, they’re full of life. That, in fact,…

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 To trick or mislead someone…   hoodwink   To hoodwink someone means to trick or mislead them. Beware of fake ATMs that try to hoodwink you into giving over your bank card and your code, only to keep them both and steal all your money.   An excellent, old-fashioned word is hoodwink, and you’ll be happy you know it when…