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Word of the Week – June 25, 2022

Ratiocinate

[rash-ee-OH-sin-ate]

Verb

Latin, 17th century

Form judgments by a process of logic. Reason.

This word comes from the Latin word “ratiocinat,” which means “deliberated; calculated.”  To ratiocinate, you must develop your critical and logical thinking skills.

Example: In working through my science fiction novel, I have to ratiocinate through the menagerie of characters and situations I’ve created.

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Word of the Week – February 6, 2021

Ratiocinate

Verb

Latin, 17th century

Form judgments by a process of logic. Reason.

Example: I looked at my financial situation and had to ratiocinate what is most important right now.

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