Week 4 Brainypics Winners

Last week was a great turn out for Week 4 of our Brainypics contest. We received over 200 new flashcards! And many of you went flat-out bonkers with the TV theme. Well done and thank you.

Picking the winners was tougher than it’d ever been before. Here they are, helping you learn 5 vocab words to help you prep for the SAT & ACT.

The MENDACIOUS story of "balloon boy" scared a lot of people...until they found out it was all a publicity stunt.

The MENDACIOUS story of balloon boy scared a lot of people...until they found out it was all a publicity stunt.

MENDACIOUS – (adj) Lying; false

Oh my God! They've EXPUNGED Kenny!

Oh my God! They've EXPUNGED Kenny!

EXPUNGE – (v) to obliterate, eradicate

Gordon Ramsey tries to break the chefs on his television show by VITUPERATING them.

Gordon Ramsey tries to break the chefs on his television show by VITUPERATING them.

VITUPERATE – (v) to berate, use harsh language

Everyone is DISPERSED across different social groups but united for one common goal.

Everyone is DISPERSED across different social groups but united for one common goal.

DISPERSE – (v) to scatter or to cause to scatter (with an object); to be scattered (without an object)

Spongebob grew zealous at the thought of making Krabby Patties for 24 hours straight.

Spongebob grew zealous at the thought of making Krabby Patties for 24 hours straight.

ZEALOUS – (adj) fervent, filled with eagerness in pursuit of something

Congrats to paradox <3, Ben F, jmullooly, Kelly & bott_geneseohs for these flashcards.

Upset that yours didn’t get picked? Don’t worry! We still have 6 more weeks of Brainypics fun. Next week’s theme: what else? Halloween!

EDIT: So that we have enough time to pick Brainypics each week, we’ll be reviewing Brainypics submitted between Monday and noon on Sunday and try to have the new theme for the upcoming week ready for you by Sunday evening/ Monday.

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