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knackered

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 20, 2019 is: knackered • NAK-erd  • adjective British : tired, exhausted Examples: "Even the most perky 20-something is going to age, have kids and get knackered eventually. And like millions before them they will turn on their…
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Freelancing words that need to die

I don’t know whose idea it was to call dog cages “crates,” but I’ll bet that person is very rich right now. Ditto for whoever replaced the term “genetically engineered foods” with “genetically modified foods”. Then there’s the story of two bricklayers, laying brick for…
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deke

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 19, 2019 is: deke • DEEK  • verb : to fake an opponent out of position (as in ice hockey) Examples: "[Carl Yastrzemski] led the league in (outfield) assists seven times. He was great at deking the runner…
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hobbyhorse

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 18, 2019 is: hobbyhorse • HAH-bee-horss  • noun 1 a : a figure of a horse fastened about the waist in the morris dance b : a dancer wearing this figure 2 a : a stick having an imitation…