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Word of the Day

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Knee-jerk

[NEE-jerk]  Adjective

Definition:
Readily predictable : automatic.  Reacting in a predictable way.

Example:
It was my knee-jerk reaction to become defensive when I received harsh criticism.

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Submitted by: Joan Boersma