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Stoic and Stipulate

Difficult Words : Stoic and Stipulate

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Stipulate (STIP yuh LATE) v: to require something as part of an agreement

You are well advised to stipulate the maximum amount you will pay in any car-repair contract.

Guarantees often stipulate certain conditions that must be met if the guarantee is to be valid.

Stoic (STOH ik) adj: indifferent (at least outwardly) to pleasure or pain, to joy or grief, to fortune or misfortune

Nancy was stoic about the death of her canary. She went about her business as though nothing sad had happened.

We tried to be stoic about our defect, but as soon as we got into the locker room, we all began to cry and bang our foreheads on the floor.

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