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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!

a-nath-e-ma

noun :: A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed.

noun :: An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.

noun :: Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.

"...the sound of a witch's anathemas in some unknown tongue" --Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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vi-ra-go

noun :: A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage; a woman who has the robust body and masculine mind of a man; a female warrior.

noun :: Hence, a mannish woman; a bold, turbulent woman; a termagant; a vixen.

"His own woman was of the party--a veritable giantess, a virago of the first magnitude--and she was evidently the only thing in the world of which Usanga stood in awe." -- Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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mel-lif-lu-ous

adj. :: Flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly

"...polite and cordial, with a mellifluous, well-educated voice" -- H.W. Crocker III.

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sten-to-ri-an

adj. :: extremely loud; powerful

"The singer had a stentorian voice."

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ex-pos-tu-late

verb :: To reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of his conduct, representing the wrong he has done or intends, and urging him to make redress or to desist; to remonstrate; -- followed by with.

verb :: To discuss; to examine.

"The generous nature of Safie was outraged by this command; she attempted to expostulate with her father, but he left her angrily, reiterating his tyrannical mandate." -- Shelley, Mary

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