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March 27, 2024

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compliment
Definition
Saying something nice about someone or something.
Sample Sentence
My friend gave me a compliment on my new haircut.
exhausted
Definition
Very tired.
Sample Sentence
I was exhausted after running a marathon.
deliberate
Definition
Done on purpose, intentional.
Sample Sentence
His rude comment was a deliberate insult.
deliberately bought
Definition
Bought on purpose, not by accident.
Sample Sentence
I deliberately bought this shirt because I love the color.
clingy
Definition
Needing too much attention and affection.
Sample Sentence
My little brother can be clingy when I'm trying to hang out with friends.
commitment
Definition
A promise to do something or be loyal to someone.
Sample Sentence
Marriage is a serious commitment.
committed to each other
Definition
Dedicated to their relationship; promising to be loyal.
Sample Sentence
The couple was very committed to each other.
hollow
Definition
Empty inside.
Sample Sentence
This chocolate bunny is hollow.
boast
Definition
To talk proudly about something you have or can do.
Sample Sentence
He always boasts about how much money he makes.
boasting
Definition
The act of bragging; talking too proudly about yourself.
Sample Sentence
I get annoyed by people who are always boasting.
boastful
Definition
Talking too proudly about yourself and your achievements.
Sample Sentence
The athlete came across as boastful in the interview.
possessive
Definition
Wanting to keep something for yourself, not sharing.
Sample Sentence
My dog is possessive of his toys and doesn't like to share them.
conflict-resolution
Definition
Finding ways to solve problems and disagreements peacefully.
Sample Sentence
Good conflict-resolution skills are important in the workplace.
phase
Definition
A stage or period in a process of change.
Sample Sentence
My son is going through a phase where he only wants to eat chicken nuggets.
care package
Definition
A box of gifts and goodies sent to someone.
Sample Sentence
I sent a care package to my friend who's away at college.
used to it
Definition
No longer finding something strange or new; accustomed to it.
Sample Sentence
We live near a train track, so we're used to the noise.
grave
Definition
A place where a dead person is buried.
Sample Sentence
We visited my grandmother's grave on the anniversary of her passing.
dominant
Definition
Most powerful, strongest, or noticeable.
Sample Sentence
Brown eyes are a dominant gene, so they're more common than blue eyes.
recessive gene
Definition
A gene that can be hidden and only shows up sometimes.
Sample Sentence
Blue eyes are caused by a recessive gene.
bias
Definition
Having an unfair preference for one thing over another.
Sample Sentence
It's important for judges to be free from bias.
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