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Word of the Week


My mother The English Teacher taught me that the more words you know the more precisly you can communicate your thoughts. 

To that end, I’ve decided to add a Word of the Week to this blog!  I will give you the dictionary definition and then a handy example of how to sly work it into your conversations.  One word a week will give you great practice time!

Today’s word: Egregious

Main Entry:
Latin egregius, from e- + greg-, grex herd — more at gregarious
circa 1534
1archaic : distinguished2: conspicuous ; especially : conspicuously bad : flagrant <egregious errors> <egregious padding of the evidence — Christopher Hitchens>
egre·gious·ly adverb
egre·gious·ness noun

Here is a handy example of how to use this word in your daiy conversation:

“AIG made and egregious error when they decided to party down in California in the face of flushing their shareholders down the toilet.”
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