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NaNoWriMo Day 30

Word of the day: Preeminent
DEFINITION: (adjective) Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
SYNONYMS: leading.
USAGE: Shakespeare’s comedies show him nearly as preeminent among the lyric poets as among the playwrights.

NaNoWriMo Day 29

Word of the day: Telekinesis
DEFINITION: (noun) The power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force.
SYNONYMS: psychokinesis.
USAGE: I did not believe in telekinesis until I saw Johnny move a pencil without ever touching it.

NaNoWriMo Day 28

Word of the day: Overdone
DEFINITION: (adjective) Represented as greater than is true or reasonable.
SYNONYMS: exaggerated, overstated.
USAGE: In fact, all the panic about the drought in Britain was overdone.

NaNoWriMo Day 27

Word of the day: Red-faced
DEFINITION: (adjective) Having a red face from embarrassment or shame or agitation or emotional upset.
SYNONYMS: blushing.
USAGE: They were caught red-handed, and now they are red-faced.

NaNoWriMo Day 26

Word of the day:Hanger-on
DEFINITION: (noun) Someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along.
SYNONYMS: tagalong.
USAGE: He was no longer free in mind, and by degrees he became a mere hanger-on of Government, selling the support of his pen to whichever party was in power.


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