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                     *  WORD A DAY  *
                   Tuesday, July 10, 2007
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Good morning! I will keep things short today and get straight 
to some fun words. Don't forget to check back tomorrow for 
the answers to the word power quiz.



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WORD:  scapegrace   SKAYP-grayss  (noun)

: A reckless, unprincipled person; one who is wild and 

SYNONYMS: * rascal 
          * scoundrel 
          * miscreant 

WORD WISE: Scapegrace is from scape (a variant of escape) + 

QUOTE: "He is a happy-go-lucky scapegrace of a boy, often a 
younger brother, who, by the exercise of cunning and a quick 
tongue but, above all, by good luck, overtakes his worthy 
betters to rise from rags to riches and get the girl as well. 
--Roland Huntford, Nansen: The Explorer as Hero 


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BONUS WORD OF THE DAY:  malinger   muh-LING-guhr 
(intransitive verb) 

: To feign or exaggerate illness or inability in order to 
avoid duty or work. 

Malinger derives from French malingre, "sickly," perhaps 
from Old French mal, "badly" + heingre, "lean, thin." 


1)  vraisemblance   vray saan blaans  (noun) 
    : the quality of seeming to be true or likely 

    Early 19th century. From French, literally "true 

2)  gobbledygook   gobb'ldi gook  (noun) 
    : language that is difficult or impossible to understand, 
    especially either nonsense or long-winded technical 

    Mid-20th century. An imitation of the sound made by a 
    male turkey. 

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