Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Word of the Week Mon. Sept. 13, 2010- Sun. Sept. 19th 2010

Tendentious: trying to influence opinion: written or spoken with personal bias in order to promote a cause or support a viewpoint.

"The student gave a tendentious arguement against the attendance policy. Due to his multiple absences, his mid-tern grade dropped from a "B" to a "C"."

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