March 27, 2017
DESTITUTE (Adjective) –des-tuh-toot – extremely poor; utterly lacking
The Salvation Army bell-ringers collect money for the poor, destitute homeless population at Christmas.
March 28, 2017
ABRUPT (Adjective)- a-brupt- broken off; happen suddenly
Sam didn't tell many people what he was planning to do, so when he did announce his plans to move to another city, it seemed abrupt.
March 29, 2017
GRATIS (Adjective)- grat-is- out of kindness or favor; free
The principal’s gratis distribution of funds allowed the school to acquire the technology needed.
March 30, 2017
INGRATIATE (Verb)-in-grey-shee-eyt- to establish (oneself or someone else) in the favor or good graces of someone
The con artist hoped to ingratiate himself into the wealthy widow’s life in order to swindle her fortune.
March 31, 2017
DETRIMENTAL (Adjective)-det-re-men-tal- causing damage or harm
Drugs are detrimental to a person’s health and well-being.