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Easily taught or handled… docile   If someone is docile, he is easily taught or handled. If you suddenly became a trouble-maker in class, your teachers would long for the days when you were sweet and docile.   Docile comes from Latin root for teaching, docere, so someone docile is easy to teach. A docile student is willing to…

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 A quick meeting…   powwow   To powwow or have a powwow is to have a quick meeting. People powwow when they need to discuss something.   Originally, powwow was a Native American term for a type of meeting or council. The term has since become a more general term for meetings and conferences, especially brief ones. Football players in a huddle are having…

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# Word for the Day

 Something that people think is really important that’s actually not important at all….. brouhaha   Brouhaha is something that people think is really important that’s actually not important at all, like the brouhaha over some new celebrity gossip. Brouhahaseems like a big deal, but it’s a bunch of baloney.   Brouhaha has two meanings, and tons of funny-sounding synonyms. The…