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    Word of the Week: Germane

    Posted on 23 January 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Word: germane (adj)

    Meaning: relevant

    Synonyms: topical, useful, appropriate

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    How To Deal With College Decisions

    Posted on 20 January 2015 by CliffsNotes

    It’s Judgment Day. Well not actually, it’s just that time of year when you start to hear back from colleges. But man oh man can it feel like Judgment Day. Here’s our Cliffs Tips list for how to deal with hearing back from colleges. Read more...
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    Appreciate a Dragon Day!

    Posted on 16 January 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Happy Appreciate a Dragon Day! Here at CliffsNotes we love our literary dragons – whether they be Harry’s dreaded Hungarian Horntail, greedy Smaug in The Hobbit, or Daenerys Targaryen’s baby dragons.

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    Word of the Week: Pragmatic

    Posted on 15 January 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Word: pragmatic (adj)

    Meaning: practical

    Synonyms: logical, realistic, sensible

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    Pop Culture Biology Trivia

    Posted on 9 January 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Studying for bio but bored out of your mind? Spice your studying! Check out our biology trivia questions, laced with Taylor Swift and Game of Thrones!

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    Word of the Week: Stanch

    Posted on 6 January 2015 by CliffsNotes

    Word: stanch (v)

    Meaning: to stop the flowing

    Synonyms: check, halt, plug

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    Word of the Week: Veracity

    Posted on 18 December 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Word: veracity (n)

    Meaning: truthfulness

    Synonyms: accuracy, authenticity, genuineness


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    CliffsNotes to Read Before Watching the Movie

    Posted on 15 December 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Either you haven't quite gotten around to reading Pride and Prejudice like you've meant to or you haven't brushed up on Mockingjay since you sped through the series in one sleepless week. We've got your back! Here are our top CliffsNotes to check out before watching the film versions.

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    Word of the Week: Sanguine

    Posted on 10 December 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Word: sanguine (adj)

    Meaning: cheerfully confident

    Synonyms: optimistic, upbeat, hopeful

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    Word of the Week: Abrasive

    Posted on 5 December 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Word: abrasive (adj)

    Meaning: rough

    Synonyms: course, rude, harsh, rasping

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