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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!

hom-i-ly

noun :: A discourse or sermon read or pronounced to an audience; a serious discourse.

"After favouring them with some heads of that discourse, he remarked that he considered the subject of the day's homily, ill-chosen; which was the less excusable, he added, when there were so many subjects going about." --Dickens, Charles

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bon-ho-mie

noun :: A pleasant and affable disposition; geniality.

"The good humor and bonhomie called up by this last evening amongst his old friends had disappeared." --Oppenheim, E. Phillips

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ra-pa-cious

adj. :: Given to plunder; disposed or accustomed to seize by violence; seizing by force.

"Slowly it floats more and more away, the water round it torn and splashed by the insatiate sharks, and the air above vexed with rapacious flights of screaming fowls, whose beaks are like so many insulting poniards in the whale." --Melville, Herman

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ig-no-ble

adj. :: Of low birth or family; not noble; not illustrious; plebeian; common; humble.

"His childishly rash, uncalled-for, and ignoble departure from Africa, leaving his comrades in distress, is set down to his credit, and again the enemy's fleet twice lets him slip past." --Tolstoy, Leo

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com-men-su-rate

verb :: To reduce to a common measure.

adj. :: Equal in measure or extent; proportionate.

"The only conception that can explain the movement of the locomotive is that of a force commensurate with the movement observed." --Tolstoy, Leo

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