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Mentalrobics™

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!

sa-pi-ent

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

 



per-spi-ca-cious

adjective :: Having the power of seeing clearly; quick-sighted; sharp of sight.

"Dan much too perspicacious to be fooled by the con-artist."

 



ris-i-ble

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

 



a-pos-ta-sy

noun :: An abandonment of what one has voluntarily professed; a total desertion of departure from one's faith, principles, or party; esp., the renunciation of a religious faith

"I had been more than half suspicious of the seeming sincerity of the Kaolian jeddak's sudden apostasy, but the alacrity with which he embraced my suggestion, and the despatch with which a force of officers and men were placed at my disposal entirely removed the last vestige of my doubts." --Burroughs, Edgar Rice

 



cadge

verb :: To carry, as a burden.
verb :: To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc.
verb :: To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg.

"The poor son came to his father regularly to beg for money and to cadge free meals."

 





 

 



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