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CLAIMANT (noun) A person making a claim LINK: “A CLAIMANT claiming ants” PowerPoint Presentation
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CLAIMANT (noun) A person making a claim LINK: “A CLAIMANT claiming ants”

CLAIMANT (noun) A person making a claim LINK: “A CLAIMANT claiming ants”

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CLAIMANT (noun) A person making a claim LINK: “A CLAIMANT claiming ants”

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  1. CLAIMANT (noun) A person making a claim LINK: “A CLAIMANT claiming ants” “The judge awarded all six of the CLAIMANTS an equal share of the insurance money.”

  2. 2. ALSO-RAN (noun) One who is defeated in a race, election or other competition LINK: “The tortoise was an ALSO-RAN until he strapped on an AWESOME FAN” “With twenty thousand runners in the New York Marathon, even if you defeat nineteen thousand nine hundred and ninety-eight, you would still be an ALSO-RAN.”

  3. INVEIGLE (verb) To tempt or persuade by using deception or flattery LINK: “The animal trainer INVEIGLED the lion to perform by tempting him with a BAGEL” “The eighth grade class realized that the New York city street vendors INVEIGLED people into buying counterfeit Rolex watches.”

  4. 4. BIZARRE (adj.) Extremely unconventional LINK: “You see some BIZARRE things for sale at a BAZAAR.” “’Wasn’t he BIZARRE?’ Liam said of the strange man who appeared from nowhere and offered to give him an apple.”

  5. 5. FAWN (verb) To exhibit affection; seek favor through slave-like flattery LINK: “A FAWN FAWNING over his mother” “The grandmother FAWNED over her grandchild, tickling him and making goo-goo sounds.”

  6. 6. LAX (adj.) Careless; negligent; not tense, slack LINK: “This is what happens when you’re LAX in not paying your TAX” “When bank security became LAX, the bank robbers planned to rob the bank.”

  7. 7. CIRCA (adj.) About; at an estimated historical time period LINK: “The first known CIRCUS took place CIRCA 2000,000 B.C.” “Most of the eighth graders were born CIRCA 1994.”

  8. 8. PIED (adj.) Multi-colored, especially of more than one color in patches LINK: “If you’ve ever wondered where the PIED PIPER got his name, it came from wearing PIED clothing” “The PIED tuxedo Clayton wore to the ball made him the subject of much attention.”

  9. 9. MELANCHOLY (adj.) Depression of spirits, gloomy, weary LINK: “Farmer Brown was beset with MELANCHOLY when he saws what the worms had done to his MELON PATCH” “It was a MELANCHOLY day, dark and gloomy.”

  10. 10. HERBICIDE (noun) A substance used to destroy plants, especially weeds LINK: “When weeds commit SUICIDE, they use HERBICIDE.” “Kali completely destroyed her lawn after she mistook HERBICIDE for fertilizer.”