Friday, November 18, 2011

Word of the Week - November 18, 2011

Superfluous: (adjective) [soo-pur-floo-uh's]: being more than is sufficient or required; excessive

Example: A superfluous number of volunteers showed up for the beach clean-up effort on Saturday.

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  1. Word of the Week - March 9, 2015

    Plethora

    Singular noun: plethora; Plural noun: plethora’s

    Meaning: A large or excessive amount of (something)

    Example: "a plethora of committees and subcommittees"

    Synonyms: excess, overabundance, superabundance, surplus, glut, superfluity, surfeit, profusion; too many, too much, enough and to spare;

    Antonyms: dearth, lack, shortage, need

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