Word Of The Day-10/9/14


WORD OF THE DAY


RIGOROUS(Adjective)

Meaning:
Extremely thorough and careful.
Very strict and demanding.

Usage:
A rigorous inspection of your tax records has revealed the government owes you money.
We built a rigorous drug validation program and brought new standards of quality to our field.
We subjected the data to a rigorous analysis.


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS

Meaning:
To guess the facts about a situation without having enough information.

Usage:
The investigation isn’t finished, so let’s not jump to conclusions about what caused the plane to crash.
I thought you took my book. I shouldn’t have accused you. I jumped to conclusions.
Will you stop jumping to conclusions. You should get all the facts before you make any decision.

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