Family Word Snacks: Impecunious & Lavish

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impecunious: [im-pi-kyoo-nee-uhs] (a) having little or no money; poor

in a sentence: As a youth, he was charcterized as impecunious — even living on the streets for a while — but as a brilliant autodidact with a tireless worth ethic, he built his company into a billion-dollar empire.

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lavish: [lav-ish] (a) abundantly rich, elaborate, or luxurious. (v) to give in extravagantly generous amounts

in a sentence: Alexa’s parents threw her a lavish first birthday party complete with ponies, doves, and the works! And the hundred guests that attended lavished Baby Alexa with huge birthday gifts that piled high to the sky. If only the birthday girl had a clue what was going on.

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-Elle C.

About Elle C. Mayberry

Elle C. Mayberry is a mom and author, who just released a new children's book with her young daughter. With a passion for parenting and degrees in psychology and "make it workology," she created Tuned In Parents (TiP).

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