| Wordy Wednesday |

Wordy Wednesday here again! Here are 10 new words for you.

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1.
Ameliorate
a·me·lio·rate
verb
to improve.
to correct a flaw or shortcoming.
make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.

2.
Aplomb
a·plomb
noun
poise.
assurance or great self confidence.
perpendicularity.

3.
Bombastic
bom·bas·tic
adjective
pompous.
overblown in language.
full of high sounding words that conceal a lack of ideas.
high-sounding but with little meaning; inflated.

4.
Callow
cal·low
adjective
without feathers.
without experience.
immature or lacking sophistication.
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature.

5.
Drivel
driv·el
noun
saliva.
mucus from the mouth or nose.
aimless talk or thinking.
nonsense.

verb
to drool.
to utter nonsense.
to waste or fritter away foolishly.

6.
Epitome
e·pit·o·me
noun
a summary or condensed account.
an instance that represents a larger reality.

7.
Ex officio
ex of·fi·ci·o
adjective/adverb
by virtue of holding a certain office.

8.
Interloper
in·ter·lop·er
noun
intruder.
one who moves in where he or she is not wanted.
a person who becomes involved in a place or situation where they are not wanted or are considered not to belong.

9.
Ingratiate
in·gra·ti·ate
verb
to make oneself agreeable and thus gain acceptance by others.
bring oneself into favor with someone by flattering or trying to please them.

10
Inveigh
in·veigh
verb
to make a violent attack in words.
to express strong disapproval.
speak or write about (something) with great hostility.

Check back on Friday for chapter 4 of Judicious Julia!
Madi ❤

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