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Expand your vocabulary! You’ve been Sentenced! Word of the Week: JARGON

April 18, 2013

Brain Busters add-on deck, McNeill DesignsAccording to the folks at Merriam Webster:

Definition of  JARGON:

1 a : confused unintelligible language

b : a strange, outlandish, or barbarous language or dialect

c : a hybrid language or dialect simplified in vocabulary and grammar and used for communication between peoples of different speech

2: the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group

3: obscure and often pretentious language marked by circumlocutions and long words

The word JARGON (and so much more) can be found in the You’ve been Sentenced! word game Brain-Busters add-on deck. Can your students use this word in a sentence?

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