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בעמוד הטוויטר של וול סטריט תוכלו למצוא כל יום מילה  חדשה באנגלית עם הפירוש שלה ודוגמה לשימוש במילה במשפט. אם פספסתם את המילים שפורסמו בטוויטר, או שאתם רוצים למצוא את כל המילים שפורסמו החודש בצורה מרוכזת – אתם מוזמנים להיכנס לכאן ולהתעדכן בכל מילות החודש.

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Date Word Part of
Speech
Meaning Example
3 – February Wrath n. anger, desire to punish The boys incurred their parents’ wrath when they were caught riding the bus without paying the fare.
4 – February Moderate adj. reasonable, not extreme I think of myself as a moderate in politics, but this year I’m going to vote Socialist.
5 – February Innovative adj. new, original, inventive Our traditional products are selling less and less; we need to become more innovative in our approach to the market.
6 – February Quagmire n. a very difficult situation, from which there’s no obvious way out The war in Afghanistan has turned into the same sort of quagmire as the Vietnam War.
7 – February Qscertain v. to perceive, find out Using Google, I ascertained that our hotel is very near the train station.
10 – February Paradox n. a seemingly contradictory statement or impossible situation that is actually correct It’s one of the paradoxes of politics, but if a nation wants peace, it needs to prepare for war.
11 – February Parody n. an imitation of someone’s style or words, making fun of them or making them look ridiculous The comic movie “Airplane” is a parody of an earlier dramatic movie called “Zero Hour!”
12 – February Dubious adj. doubtful, of uncertain quality These cars are of dubious quality; they frequently break down.
13 – February Feckless adj. careless, making no plans for the future Why should we pay taxes to support people who are too feckless to look after their own children?
14 – February Surrogate n. acting in someone else’s place  Women who are unable to have children sometimes use a surrogate mother to give birth to their children.
17 – February Repose
v.
to rest, to lie down After eating an entire can of tuna fish, the cat lay down and reposed in the sun.
18 – February Languid
adj.
slow or lazy, from tiredness or weakness The summer heat and humidity makes people very languid and unwilling to make too much effort.
19 – February Rife adj. abundant, full of (something undesirable) The students’ essays were rife with errors in grammar and spelling.
20 – February Obscure adj. unclear, not obvious, partly hidden For some obscure reason, he’s refusing to speak to me.
21 – February Quixotic adj. idealistic in an impractical way (similar to the fictional character Don Quixote) Edward has a quixotic belief in love at first sight, even if the girl in question doesn’t share his feelings.
24 – February Uncanny adj. surprising, possibly supernatural in character or origin He has an uncanny ability to know what one’s going to say before one says it.
25 – February Cynical adj. not trusting people’s intentions, not believing in people’s honesty Why are you always so cynical? There are good people in the world, you know.
26 – February Propensity n. inclination, preference, tendency Emma has a propensity for dating men with criminal backgrounds. 
27 – February Morose adj. gloomy, depressed, pessimistic Jason’s morose nature made him very unpleasant to talk to.
28 – February Gregarious adj. drawn to the company of others, sociable I’m not particularly gregarious, and I hate going to parties

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