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# Word for the Day

Taking reckless chances…   foolhardy   If you decide you are going to scale Mt. Everest next weekend without any training or experience, that would be a foolhardydecision. Use the adjective foolhardy to describe someone who rushes into action without considering the consequences.   Foolhardy is a combination of the noun fool and the adjective hardy, meaning “brave” or “bold.” Put them…

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# Word for the Day

Indulging in talking for talking’s sake… garrulous   A garrulous person just won’t stop talking (and talking, and talking, and talking…).   Garrulous comes from the Latin word garrire for “chattering or prattling.” If someone is garrulous, he doesn’t just like to talk; he indulges in talking for talking’s sake — whether or not there’s a real conversation going on.…

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Something that’s being prepared…   afoot   Something that’s afoot is already happening, underway, or being prepared. You might reassure your fellow French club members that plans are afoot for a fund raiser to support your upcoming trip to Québec.   People frequently say that plans are afoot when they’ve started preparing for a party, an election campaign, a…