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Word Of The Day from Wordthink© 1998-2016 by Radok Corporation

Word: Mitigate
Meaning: v. (1) Make less severe, serious, or painful: “he wanted to mitigate the damages in court.” (2) Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake).

Word Of The Day from Merriam-Webster© 2016 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

Word: Juncture
Meaning: 1 : a point of time; especially : one made critical by a concurrence of circumstances
Example:

"At this juncture in the editing process," said Philip, "it is important that all facts have been double-checked and sources verified."



Word Of The Day from The Free Dictionary© 2016 Farlex, Inc.

Word: beseech
Meaning: (verb) Ask for or request earnestly.
Synonyms: adjure, entreat, conjure, bid, press
Usage: Daddy, I beseech you to stop smoking before it is too late.

Word Of The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Word: shirtsleeve
Meaning: adjective:
1. Relating to pleasant warm weather.
2. Informal; direct.
3. Hardworking; having a can-do attitude.
Usage: “On a shirtsleeves October evening, it was possibly written in the stars.”
Chris Irvine; Grand Finale for Wane; Sunday Times (London, UK); Oct 14, 2018.

“This shirtsleeve diplomacy seems to work.”
The Election: 100% United; The Daily Mirror (London, UK); Apr 8, 2005.

See more usage examples of shirtsleeve in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

Thought For The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Thought: Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket, and do not pull it out and strike it merely to show you have one. If you are asked what o'clock it is, tell it, but do not proclaim it hourly and unasked, like the watchman. -Lord Chesterfield, statesman and writer (22 Sep 1694-1773)