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!
adjective :: Biting; caustic; sarcastic; keen; severe.
noun :: Any corroding substance, such as an acid, used in etching.
"'I quite agree,' said Miss Lavish, who had several times tried to interrupt his mordant wit." --Forster, E. M.
adjective :: Not having money; habitually without money; poor.
"Had I been "La-di-da," that impecunious youth about whom we superior folk are so sarcastic, I would have changed my penny for two ha'pennies." --Jerome, Jerome K.
adjective :: Wise; sage; discerning.
"This, of course, brought down an avalanche of suppositions, flooded with the sapient arguments of the two officials, who sent back and forth to each other a wearisome flood of nonsense." --de Balzac, Honore
adjective :: Having the power of seeing clearly; quick-sighted; sharp of sight.
"Dan much too perspicacious to be fooled by the con-artist."
adjective :: Exciting laughter; worthy to be laughed at; amusing.
"Before long, I began to read aloud with my father, chanting the strange and wondrous rivers -- Shenandoah, Rappahannock, Chickahominy -- and wrapping my tongue around the risible names of rebel generals: Braxton Bragg, Jubal Early, John Sappington Marmaduke, William "Extra Billy" Smith, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard." --Tony Horwitz