The Closing Word: Codicil


The Closing Word: RestiveThis week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it.

This week’s closing word:

codicil

Pronounced: (COD-ih-sill)

Noun:
a supplement to a will; a testamentary instrument intended to alter an already executed will

From¬†Vocabulary.com: “A codicil is a supplement to a will. If your will is already written and you want to alter it, you add a codicil.”

Example:
“Changes to a real estate portfolio may require a codicil or two in order to ensure your wealth is distributed correctly when you pass on.”

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