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December 2014 Vocabulary Words
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picayune
[PICK-uh-youn] Petty, worthless, of little value
Featured on December 18, 2014
loutish
[LOUD-ish] Crude, aggressive, uncouth
Featured on December 17, 2014
nescience
[NEH-shee-ense] Total lack of knowledge, ignorance
Featured on December 16, 2014
garrulous
[GAHR-uh-luss] Excessively talkative, loquacious
Featured on December 15, 2014
loquacious
[loh-QUAY-shus] Talkative, expansive
Featured on December 12, 2014
sophistic
[sah-FIST-ick] Apparently sound, but actually fallacious
Featured on December 11, 2014
mawkish
[MAWK-ish] Sickly sentimental, maudlin
Featured on December 10, 2014
contumelious
[kant-eh-LOO-me-us] (of behavior) scornful and insulting; insolent.
Featured on December 9, 2014
virago
[vuh-RAH-go] A loud and overbearing woman, a shrew
Featured on December 8, 2014
obfuscate
[AHB-fuh-skate] Be evasive, blur things
Featured on December 5, 2014
tatterdemalion
[tah-terr-duh-MALE-yun] A person dressed in ragged clothing
Featured on December 4, 2014
canards
[kuh-NARDS] Unfounded, baseless stories
Featured on December 3, 2014
restive
[REST-ive] Uneasy, unable to remain silent
Featured on December 2, 2014
pedantic
[peh-DANN-tik] Overly precise, focused on formalities and trivia
Featured on December 1, 2014
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DECEMBER 18, 2014  | PM Rating: A+
Talking Points Memo & Top Story
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Impact Segment
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Weekdays with Bernie
Tonight our pal Bernie Goldberg breaks down his 10 top stories of the year. Among them: Bowe...
White House Insider
Improving relations with Cuba have kept the White House busy this week. Tonight Ed tells you...
What the Heck Just Happened Segment
As the year wraps up, the guys tell you who they've dubbed the most annoying people of the year....
Back of Book Segment
Tonight Laura talks about which story impacted her most this year. A hint: It happened on November...
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