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    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

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    In this course, Mr. Striplin presents fun history lessons on the first presidents of the United States—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison— and shows how they shaped America as a nation.

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    Word of the Day: Facile
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 26, 2021

    facile \FASS-ul\ adjective

    What It Means

    Facile means "too easily accomplished or attained."

    // The facts of the unsol...

    Word of the Day : October 26, 2021

    facile \FASS-ul\ adjective

    What It Means

    Facile means "too easily accomplished or attained."

    // The facts of the unsol...

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    Word of the Day: Hector
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    Word of the Day : October 25, 2021

    hector \HEK-ter\ verb

    What It Means

    Hector means "to criticize or question in a threatening manner."

    // The mediator a...

    Word of the Day : October 25, 2021

    hector \HEK-ter\ verb

    What It Means

    Hector means "to criticize or question in a threatening manner."

    // The mediator a...

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    Word of the Day: Mirage
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 24, 2021

    mirage \muh-RAHZH\ noun

    What It Means

    A mirage is a reflection of light that can trick the mind into interpreting a sig...

    Word of the Day : October 24, 2021

    mirage \muh-RAHZH\ noun

    What It Means

    A mirage is a reflection of light that can trick the mind into interpreting a sig...

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    Word of the Day: Bogus
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 23, 2021

    bogus \BOH-gus\ adjective

    What It Means

    Bogus means "not real or genuine"—it is synonymous with fake or counterfeit.

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    Word of the Day : October 23, 2021

    bogus \BOH-gus\ adjective

    What It Means

    Bogus means "not real or genuine"—it is synonymous with fake or counterfeit.

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    Word of the Day: Devotion
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 22, 2021

    devotion \dih-VOH-shun\ noun

    What It Means

    Devotion means being dedicated or loyal, or expressing dedication or loyalty...

    Word of the Day : October 22, 2021

    devotion \dih-VOH-shun\ noun

    What It Means

    Devotion means being dedicated or loyal, or expressing dedication or loyalty...

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    Word of the Day: Untoward
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    Word of the Day : October 21, 2021

    untoward \un-TOH-erd\ adjective

    What It Means

    Untoward means "unruly, unfavorable, or improper."

    // The rules specify ...

    Word of the Day : October 21, 2021

    untoward \un-TOH-erd\ adjective

    What It Means

    Untoward means "unruly, unfavorable, or improper."

    // The rules specify ...

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    Word of the Day: Batten
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 20, 2021

    batten \BAT-un\ verb

    What It Means

    Batten means "to furnish or fasten with or as if with supports."

    // Residents batte...

    Word of the Day : October 20, 2021

    batten \BAT-un\ verb

    What It Means

    Batten means "to furnish or fasten with or as if with supports."

    // Residents batte...

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    Word of the Day: Nomenclature
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 19, 2021

    nomenclature \NOH-mun-klay-cher\ noun

    What It Means

    Nomenclature can mean "name," but it is most often used for a syste...

    Word of the Day : October 19, 2021

    nomenclature \NOH-mun-klay-cher\ noun

    What It Means

    Nomenclature can mean "name," but it is most often used for a syste...

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    Word of the Day: Zaftig
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : October 18, 2021

    zaftig \ZAHF-tig\ adjective

    What It Means

    Zaftig means "having a full, rounded figure."

    // Portraits of zaftig models ...

    Word of the Day : October 18, 2021

    zaftig \ZAHF-tig\ adjective

    What It Means

    Zaftig means "having a full, rounded figure."

    // Portraits of zaftig models ...

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