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redoubtable

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 21, 2019 is: redoubtable • rih-DOUT-uh-bul  • adjective 1 : causing fear or alarm : formidable 2 : illustrious, eminent; broadly : worthy of respect Examples: The theater has hired a redoubtable director to direct its upcoming production.…

misprision

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 20, 2019 is: misprision • mis-PRIZH-un  • noun 1 a : neglect or wrong performance of official duty b : concealment of treason or felony by one who is not a participant in the treason or felony c…

issuable

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 19, 2019 is: issuable • ISH-oo-uh-bul  • adjective 1 : open to contest, debate, or litigation 2 : authorized for issue 3 : possible as a result or consequence Examples: "The common shares issuable upon exercise of the…

bivouac

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 18, 2019 is: bivouac • BIV-uh-wak  • verb 1 : to make a usually temporary encampment under little or no shelter : camp 2 : to take shelter often temporarily 3 : to provide temporary quarters for Examples:…

labile

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 17, 2019 is: labile • LAY-byle  • adjective 1 : readily or continually undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown : unstable 2 : readily open to change Examples: "From the outset, we see Queen Anne—portrayed brilliantly…

Yooper

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 16, 2019 is: Yooper • YOO-per  • noun : a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan — used as a nickname Examples: "The district has always elected Yoopers to represent them in Congress, rather than…

continual

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 15, 2019 is: continual • kun-TIN-yoo-ul  • adjective 1 : continuing indefinitely in time without interruption 2 : recurring in steady usually rapid succession Examples: The continual blaring of the car's alarm outside made it very difficult for…

travail

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 14, 2019 is: travail • truh-VAIL  • noun 1 a : work especially of a painful or laborious nature : toil b : a physical or mental exertion or piece of work : task, effort c : agony,…

abscond

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 13, 2019 is: abscond • ab-SKAHND  • verb : to depart secretly and hide oneself Examples: "The camera tracked [the black bear] as he moved in a sturdy lurch, … holding his dangling, unnecessary arms close to his…

deleterious

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 12, 2019 is: deleterious • del-uh-TEER-ee-us  • adjective : harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way Examples: "With an injury, the body automatically responds with an inflammatory process to neutralize the toxic microorganisms, repair the affected tissues…