Vocab Practice: Don


This word appeared on the Cool Word Club website on Oct. 29, 2015.

Let’s do a practice round!

Don means:

A) To contradict
B) To put on
C) To hide
D) To tease


Cool Word Challenge: Ingurgitate and Don


Cool Word Challenge: Just for fun, come up with one sentence that uses both of the cool vocabulary words that you learned this week.

Here are the words again:

Ingurgitate: To swallow greedily or in large quantities.

Don: To put on, as in clothing or a hat.

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Will You Don a Scary Costume?

cool words halloween

Some Halloween costumes are traditional favorites.

Whether you’re headed to a Halloween party or hitting the streets to go trick-or-treating, you’re likely to see lots of witches, ghosts and even puffy, orange outfits that look like pumpkins.

This year, you’ll probably also see plenty of superheroes. Google has announced that the top costumes for 2015 are expected to include Star Wars characters, Batman and Wonder Woman.

No matter what costume you don (see definition and hear pronunciation below), however, just be sure to have fun—and be safe!

Cool word question of the day: Can you think of any times besides Halloween when you might don a costume?

Don: To put on, as in clothing or a hat.

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