Carlisle Word of the Week


August

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1

masquerade

a party, dance, or other festive gathering of persons wearing masks and other disguises, and often elegant, historical, or fantastic costumes.

2

generous

freely giving or sharing money and other valuable things; providing more than the amount that is needed or normal : abundant or ample; showing kindness and concern for others

3

community

a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)




September

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1

employment

the act of employing someone or something; work that a person is paid to do;  the state of being employed : the state of being paid to do a job

2

photogenic 

forming an attractive subject for photography or having features that look well in a photograph

Sep. 28 

autumn

the third season of the year, when crops and fruits are gathered and leaves fall, in the northern hemisphere from September to November and in the southern hemisphere from March to May





October

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Oct. 5-9

remote

situated far from the main centers of population; distant.

Oct. 12-16

Fall Break and ELearning 

Oct. 19-23

tranquil 

free from disturbance, calm

Oct. 26-30

election 

the act or process of choosing someone for a public office by voting



November

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Nov. 2-6

candidate

a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election












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