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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 04/26/2015 is:loyal (adjective) \LOY-ul\ What does it mean? 1 a : faithful to one's lawful government b : faithful to a person to whom allegiance or affection is due2 : faithful to a cause or idealHow do you use it? "In good time he was to discover that he was mistaken about Charlotte. Underneath her rather bold and cruel exterior, she had a kind heart, and she was to prove loyal and true to the very end."(E. B. White, _Charlotte's Web_) Are you a word wiz? Which word do you think is a synonym of "loyal"? A. staunch B. fickle C. radiant D. humble Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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