Author: Ken Saunders

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abhor

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 5, 2021 is: abhor • ub-HOR  • verb : to regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe Examples: Mariah is an animal rights activist who abhors any mistreatment of animals. "The ultimate…
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smorgasbord

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 4, 2021 is: smorgasbord • SMOR-gus-bord  • noun 1 : a luncheon or supper buffet offering a variety of foods and dishes (such as hors d'oeuvres, hot and cold meats, smoked and pickled fish, cheeses, salads, and relishes)…
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contaminate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 3, 2021 is: contaminate • kun-TAM-uh-nayt  • verb 1 a : to soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association b : to make inferior or impure by admixture  2 : to make unfit for use by…
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organoleptic

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 2, 2021 is: organoleptic • or-guh-noh-LEP-tik  • adjective 1 : being, affecting, or relating to qualities (such as taste, color, odor, and feel) of a substance (such as a food or drug) that stimulate the sense organs 2…
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gazette

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 1, 2021 is: gazette • guh-ZET  • noun 1 : a paper that is printed and distributed usually daily or weekly and that contains news, articles of opinion, features, and advertising : newspaper 2 : an official journal…
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deference

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 28, 2021 is: deference • DEF-uh-runss  • noun : respect and esteem due a superior or an elder; also : affected or ingratiating regard for another's wishes Examples: "The 41-page filing answered government arguments that appeals rules give…
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turbid

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 27, 2021 is: turbid • TER-bid  • adjective 1 a : thick or opaque with or as with roiled sediment b : heavy with smoke or mist 2 a : deficient in clarity or purity : foul, muddy…
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megillah

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 26, 2021 is: megillah • muh-GHIL-uh  • noun 1 slang : a long involved story or account 2 slang a : an elaborate, complicated production or sequence of events b : everything involved in what is under consideration : ball of wax Examples:…
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slipshod

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 25, 2021 is: slipshod • SLIP-SHAHD  • adjective 1 a : wearing loose shoes or slippers b : down at the heel : shabby 2 : careless, slovenly Examples: "'What's worse is the rules about misinformation on social…
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fathom

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 24, 2021 is: fathom • FA-thum  • verb 1 : to make a searching exploratory investigation : probe 2 : to take soundings 3 : to measure by a sounding line 4 : to penetrate and come to…