Author: Ken Saunders

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impeccable

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 11, 2020 is: impeccable • im-PECK-uh-bul  • adjective 1 : free from fault or blame : flawless 2 : not capable of sinning or liable to sin Examples: Although the restaurant was a bit expensive, we found its…
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bailiwick

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 10, 2020 is: bailiwick • BAY-lih-wik  • noun 1 law enforcement : the office or jurisdiction of a bailiff 2 : the sphere in which one has superior knowledge or authority : a special domain Examples: "Until his…
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reprove

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 9, 2020 is: reprove • rih-PROOV  • verb 1 : to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent 2 : to express disapproval of : censure 3 : to express rebuke or reproof Examples: "'Being in…
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octothorpe

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 8, 2020 is: octothorpe • AHK-tuh-thorp  • noun : the symbol # Examples: "… Messina chose to use this symbol for collating Twitter searches in 2007 because he wanted a sign that could be input from a low-tech…
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multifarious

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 7, 2020 is: multifarious • mul-tuh-FAIR-ee-us  • adjective : having or occurring in great variety : diverse Examples: "The word 'fate,' of course, did not help me, being inadequate to describe the sense of a multifarious, infinitely complex, dreamy…
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accident

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 6, 2020 is: accident • AK-suh-dunt  • noun 1 a : an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance b : lack of intention or necessity : chance 2 a : an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or…
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perseverate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 5, 2020 is: perseverate • per-SEV-uh-rayt  • verb 1 : to repeat or recur persistently : to go back over previously covered ground 2 : to exhibit perseveration : to show especially by speech or some other form…
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erudite

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 4, 2020 is: erudite • AIR-uh-dyte  • adjective : having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying Examples: "And so the arguments about animal minds went on, often technical, sometimes absurd, at times brilliant, in many guises…
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candidate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 3, 2020 is: candidate • KAN-duh-dayt  • noun 1 a : one that aspires to or is nominated or qualified for an office, membership, or award b : one likely or suited to undergo or be chosen for…
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exult

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 2, 2020 is: exult • ig-ZULT  • verb 1 : to be extremely joyful : rejoice 2 obsolete : to leap for joy Examples: "… the film is scratching a particular of-the-moment itch such that watching them play…