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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!

ret-i-cent

adjective :: Inclined to keep silent; reserved; uncommunicative.

"I found Montgomery very reticent about his purpose with these creatures, and about his destination; and though I was sensible of a growing curiosity as to both, I did not press him." --Wells, H.G.

 



re-pine

verb :: To be discontented or low in spirits; complain or fret.

verb :: To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to murmur.

"Bennet still continued to wonder and repine at his returning no more, and though a day seldom passed in which Elizabeth did not account for it clearly, there was little chance of her ever considering it with less perplexity." --Austen, Jane

 



in-vei-gle

verb :: To lead astray as if blind; to persuade by deceptive arts or flattery; to entice; to insnare; to seduce; to wheedle.

"He had led his mother there, step by step, and now when she stopped, he tried to inveigle her farther." --London, Jack

 



lu-gu-bri-ous

adjective :: Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable

"Robby's face is so lugubrious that it is no wonder I have bad dreams." --Montgomery, Lucy Maud

 



pro-scribe

verb :: To outlaw; to exile; to denounce and condemn; to prohibit

"The game about to be played has tacit rules, since television shows, like every social milieu in which discourse circulates, allow certain things to be said and proscribe others." --Pierre Bourdieu

 





 

 



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