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Thursday July 5, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Shelly Mannan
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Ray E Smith
Body Language Monitor:
Jackenson Louis
Grammarian:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Timer:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Vote Counter:
Not Available
Speaker:
Erica Maria Alves
Speaker:
John Michael Clapp
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Clare Merlo
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Willasue Susskind
Evaluator:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Backup Evaluator:
Table Topics Master:
Not Available
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.

WORD OF THE DAY

Lambaste

Verb

Definition

1 : to assault violently : beat, whip

2 : to attack verbally : censure

Example

The coach loudly lambasted Danny in front of the whole team for showing up late yet again.

Posted by Admin on June 14, 2018

Thursday July 12, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Willasue Susskind
Body Language Monitor:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Grammarian:
John Michael Clapp
Timer:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Vote Counter:
Pascale Mackey
Table Topics Master:
Patrice Michelle Kraus
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Marcela Cifuentes, CL
Speaker:
Maria Martinez-Luna
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Barbara G. Weinstein
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Shelly Mannan
Evaluator:
Ray E Smith
Backup Evaluator:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL

WORD OF THE DAY

Asseverate

verb

Definition

: to affirm or declare positively or earnestly

Example:

"One can asseverate that a thesaurus is a treasury of words," Felix said ruefully, "but I presume that my own utilization of such costs me some intelligibility."

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday July 19, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Clare Merlo
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Body Language Monitor:
John Michael Clapp
Grammarian:
Timer:
Marcela Cifuentes, CL
Vote Counter:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Table Topics Master:
Jerome A Feen
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Pascale Mackey
Speaker:
Willasue Susskind
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Ray E Smith
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Shelly Mannan
Evaluator:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Backup Evaluator:

WORD OF THE DAY

VITIATE

Verb

Definitions

1.To impair or weaken the effectiveness of.

2.to impair the quality of; make faulty; spoil.

3. to debase; corrupt; pervert.

some infinitesimal excess or deficiency, some minute accession of heat or cold,some chance adulteration in this or that ingredient, can vitiate a whole course ofinquiry, requiring the labour of weeks to be all begun again

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday July 26, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Rachelle R Bocksch
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Patrice Michelle Kraus
Body Language Monitor:
Marcela Cifuentes, CL
Grammarian:
Clare Merlo
Timer:
John Michael Clapp
Vote Counter:
Shelly Mannan
Table Topics Master:
Pascale Mackey
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Speaker:
Willasue Susskind
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Romeo Alain
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Evaluator:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Backup Evaluator:

WORD OF THE DAY

Languid

Definition

1 : drooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion : weak

2 : sluggish in character or disposition : listless

3 : lacking force or quickness of movement : slow

Exemple:

The trial proceeded at a languid pace as each attorney called up a whole roster of witnesses to testify.

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday August 2, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Romeo Alain
Body Language Monitor:
Adrienne Kraft
Grammarian:
Marcela Cifuentes, CL
Timer:
Carolina Alig
Vote Counter:
Cesar (guest)
Table Topics Master:
Clare Merlo
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Speaker:
Jerome A Feen
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Willasue Susskind
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
John Michael Clapp
Evaluator:
Pascale Mackey
Backup Evaluator:
Romeo Alain

WORD OF THE DAY

Caveat

Caveat n. 1. A warning or proviso: something said as a warning, caution, or qualification. “The agreement contains the usual caveats.”

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday August 9, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Pascale Mackey
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Cesar (guest)
Body Language Monitor:
Beth Stoller
Grammarian:
Ray E Smith
Timer:
John Michael Clapp
Vote Counter:
Adrienne Kraft
Table Topics Master:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Jerome A Feen
Speaker:
Willasue Susskind
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Barbara G. Weinstein
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Evaluator:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Backup Evaluator:

WORD OF THE DAY

Fungible

adjective

Definition

Being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be replaced by another equal part or quantity in the satisfaction of an obligation; Interchangeable; Flexible

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Ray E Smith
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Body Language Monitor:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Grammarian:
Adrienne Kraft
Timer:
Willasue Susskind
Vote Counter:
John Michael Clapp
Table Topics Master:
Jerome A Feen
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Grant Anthony Ninneman
Speaker:
Barbara G. Weinstein
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Pascale Mackey
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Patrice Michelle Kraus
Evaluator:
Beth Stoller
Backup Evaluator:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler

WORD OF THE DAY

Riant

Adjective

Laughing, Smiling, Cheerful

Example

Mistress Marjory bent her head with a murmured assurance of "giving him small trouble," but again the riant eyes belied the lips

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday August 23, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Barbara G. Weinstein
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Beth Stoller
Body Language Monitor:
Maria Martinez-Luna
Grammarian:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Timer:
Vote Counter:
Jerome A Feen
Table Topics Master:
Grant Anthony Ninneman
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
John Michael Clapp
Speaker:
Rachelle R Bocksch
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Romeo Alain
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Ray E Smith
Evaluator:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Backup Evaluator:

WORD OF THE DAY

Satiety

Definition

1 : the quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity : surfeit, fullness

2 : the revulsion or disgust caused by overindulgence or excess

"Yes, avocado is high in fat, but it's the good, monounsaturated kind that helps increase satiety so you feel full with fewer calories."

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday August 30, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Barbara G. Weinstein
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Body Language Monitor:
Beth Stoller
Grammarian:
John Michael Clapp
Timer:
Adrienne Kraft
Vote Counter:
Willasue Susskind
Table Topics Master:
Cynthia Cortes, ACB, CL
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Romeo Alain
Speaker:
Rachelle R Bocksch
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Ray E Smith
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Maria Martinez-Luna
Evaluator:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Backup Evaluator:

WORD OF THE DAY

Fallacious

adjective

1. Based on false reasoning.
2. Deceptive or misleading.

Example

“This is part of the propaganda machine. Let’s spread a completely fallacious story and say it needs to be investigated.”

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018

Thursday September 6, 2018 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Toastmaster of the Day:
Maria Martinez-Luna
Introduces supporting roles. Gives control to Topics Master.
Ah Counter:
Romeo Alain
Body Language Monitor:
Clare Merlo
Grammarian:
Barbara G. Weinstein
Timer:
Willasue Susskind
Vote Counter:
Beth Stoller
Table Topics Master:
Noreen Every-Clayton
Topics Master describes Table Topics - Asks for timing - Conducts session - Asks for Timer’s report - Calls for vote - Returns control to Toastmaster.
Speaker:
Adrienne Kraft
Speaker:
Jennifer Smith-Vogler
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Jerome A Feen
Explains evaluations - Asks Timing sequence - Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
John Michael Clapp
Evaluator:
Rachelle R Bocksch
Backup Evaluator:

WORD OF THE DAY

Ingratiate

verb

To gain favor or favorable acceptance for by deliberate effort.

Example:

He ingratiated himself with Crispin, deliberately ignoring Crispin's suspicion of him

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2018