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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!

ex-pi-a-tion

noun :: The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or penalty.

"It seemed to him that it was all in expiation of some crime which, though conscious of his guilt, he could not rightly remember." -- Bierce, Ambrose

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wend

verb :: To go; to pass; to betake one's self.

verb :: To turn round.

"Aye, and all the surrounding country was early awake, too, and began to wend their way to Finsbury Field, a fine broad stretch of practice ground near Moorfields." -- McSpadden, J. Walke

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tor-por

noun :: Loss of motion, or of the motion; a state of inactivity with partial or total insensibility; numbness.

noun :: Dullness; sluggishness; inactivity

"She was the only one of his family who could rouse the old man from the torpor in which he seemed to live." -- Cather, Willa

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plat-i-tude

noun :: The quality or state of being flat, thin, or insipid; flat commonness; triteness; staleness of ideas of language.

noun :: A thought or remark which is flat, dull, trite, or weak; a truism; a commonplace.

"A trite platitude about his not caring to lose her was on his lips, but he refrained from uttering it." -- London, Jack

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per-ti-na-cious

adj. :: Holding or adhering to any opinion, purpose, or design, with obstinacy; perversely persistent; obstinate

adj. :: Resolute; persevering; constant; steady.

"I could see that Montgomery had one of those slow, pertinacious tempers that will warm day after day to a white heat, and never again cool to forgiveness; and I saw too that this quarrel had been some time growing." -- Wells, H.G.

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