Author: Ken Saunders

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indissoluble

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 17, 2021 is: indissoluble • in-dih-SAHL-yuh-bul  • adjective : not dissoluble; especially : incapable of being annulled, undone, or broken : permanent Examples: "He was the only soul aboard with whom I could speak openly, in an absolute…
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underwhelm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 16, 2021 is: underwhelm • un-der-WELM  • verb : to fail to impress or stimulate Examples: "Nesmith's short stints continue to underwhelm. During one four-minute stretch in the fourth quarter, he missed a 3-pointer by a wide margin…
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durable

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 15, 2021 is: durable • DUR-uh-bul  • adjective : able to exist for a long time without significant deterioration; also : designed to be durable Examples: The couch is covered in an eye-catching yet durable fabric that will…
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prothalamion

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 14, 2021 is: prothalamion • proh-thuh-LAY-mee-un  • noun : a song in celebration of a marriage Examples: "In that month Ghalib wrote a prothalamion on the occasion of the forthcoming marriage of the king's youngest son, Mirza Jawan Bakht." —…
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limn

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 13, 2021 is: limn • LIM  • verb 1 : to draw or paint on a surface 2 : to outline in clear sharp detail : delineate 3 : describe Examples: "The book limns how the two men, so…
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nebula

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 12, 2021 is: nebula • NEB-yuh-luh  • noun 1 : any of numerous clouds of gas or dust in interstellar space 2 : galaxy; especially : a galaxy other than the Milky Way Examples: "Many nebulae are today…
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voracious

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 11, 2021 is: voracious • vaw-RAY-shus  • adjective 1 : having a huge appetite : ravenous 2 : excessively eager : insatiable Examples: "The Green Tiger Beetle (Cicindela campestris) is a voracious creature both in the larval stage and when…
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caveat

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 10, 2021 is: caveat • KAV-ee-aht  • noun 1 a : a warning enjoining one from certain acts or practices b : an explanation to prevent misinterpretation c : a modifying or cautionary detail to be considered when…
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belie

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 9, 2021 is: belie • bih-LYE  • verb 1 a : to give a false impression of b : to present an appearance not in agreement with 2 a : to show (something) to be false or wrong…
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febrile

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 8, 2021 is: febrile • FEB-ryle  • adjective : marked or caused by fever : feverish Examples: "The best news, [Michael Schwab] said, is his daughter is healthy…. Her pediatrician later said she probably had roseola, a common…
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