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masterful

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 21, 2020 is: masterful • MASS-ter-ful  • adjective 1 a : inclined and usually competent to act as master b : suggestive of a domineering nature 2 : having or reflecting the power and skill of a master…
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envisage

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 20, 2020 is: envisage • in-VIZ-ij  • verb 1 : to view or regard in a certain way 2 : to have a mental picture of especially in advance of realization Examples: In planning out their new patio,…
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stalwart

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 19, 2020 is: stalwart • STAWL-wert  • adjective : marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit Examples: "Hubert and Phan—two defenders—stepped in … and played key roles in a stalwart defensive attack that gave up…
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conflate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 18, 2020 is: conflate • kun-FLAYT  • verb 1 a : to bring together : fuse   b : confuse 2 : to combine (things, such as two readings of a text) into a composite whole Examples: "Some…
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harangue

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 17, 2020 is: harangue • huh-RANG  • noun 1 : a speech addressed to a public assembly 2 : a ranting speech or writing 3 : lecture Examples: The comedian's stand-up act included some delightfully incisive harangues against…
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null

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 16, 2020 is: null • NULL  • adjective 1 : having no legal or binding force : invalid 2 : amounting to nothing : nil 3 : having no value : insignificant 4 a : having no elements…
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bellwether

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 15, 2020 is: bellwether • BEL-WEH-ther  • noun : one that takes the lead or initiative : leader; also : an indicator of trends Examples: "The tech giant has long been a bellwether for global industry, and investors will…
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divagate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 14, 2020 is: divagate • DYE-vuh-gayt  • verb : to wander or stray from a course or subject : diverge, digress Examples: The novel divagates and meanders through a labyrinth of subplots and asides. "Having spirited us briskly…
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whodunit

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 13, 2020 is: whodunit • hoo-DUN-it  • noun : a detective story or mystery story Examples: "What made Broadchurch so inherently watchable was its odd-couple detectives: David Tennant's Hardy was as bitter and cantankerous as Olivia Colman's Miller was open…
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fictitious

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 12, 2020 is: fictitious • fik-TISH-us  • adjective 1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of fiction : imaginary 2 a : conventionally or hypothetically assumed or accepted b of a name : false, assumed 3 : not…