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You exercise your body to stay physically in shape, so why shouldn't you exercise your brain to stay mentally fit? With these daily exercises you will learn how to flex your mind, improve your creativity and boost your memory. As with any exercise, repetition is necessary for you to see improvement, so pick your favorite exercises from our daily suggestions and repeat them as desired. Try to do some mentalrobics every single day!

ab-jure

verb :: To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate

"Once a man has lost his self-respect, and has decided to abjure his better qualities and human dignity, he falls headlong, and cannot choose but do so." --Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

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up-braid

verb :: To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to rebuke; to chide.

"She had still to tax and upbraid her for her part in the unhappiness which had been wrought on Lilla, and for her share in causing her death." --Stoker, Bram

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turn-coat

noun :: One who forsakes his party or his principles; a renegade; an apostate.

"I might have expected naught better from a turncoat foreign knave such as thee, who once joined in the councils of De Montfort, and then betrayed his friends to curry favor with the King." --Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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ac-ri-mo-ni-ous

adj. :: Acrid; corrosive

adj. :: Caustic; bitter-tempered' sarcastic

"There was an acrimonious debate between the two candidates."

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su-per-cil-i-ous

adj. :: Lofty with pride; haughty; dictatorial; overbearing; arrogant

"Her face beamed with satisfaction when the guest eyed the appointments with a supercilious glance." --Stoker, Bram

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