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drub

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 11, 2021 is: drub • DRUB  • verb 1 : to beat severely 2 : to berate critically 3 : to defeat decisively Examples: Morale after the game was low: the hometown team had been drubbed by the…
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fatuous

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 10, 2021 is: fatuous • FATCH-oo-us  • adjective : complacently or inanely foolish : silly Examples: "You would have to be an inattentive person never to have noticed the incongruity between the well-informed but fatuous opinions of your…
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vendetta

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 9, 2021 is: vendetta • ven-DET-uh  • noun 1 : a feud between different clans or families : blood feud 2 : an often prolonged series of retaliatory, vengeful, or hostile acts or exchange of such acts Examples:…
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savvy

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 8, 2021 is: savvy • SAV-ee  • verb : to understand Examples: "The agency's Denver office sent Siringo, who savvied some Spanish, to Santa Fe." — Ollie Reed Jr., The Albuquerque (New Mexico) Tribune, 30 June 2001 "And…
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brusque

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 7, 2021 is: brusque • BRUSK  • adjective 1 : markedly short and abrupt 2 : blunt in manner or speech often to the point of ungracious harshness Examples: "'Where are you getting all this?' Dinah asked, drawing…
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hoosegow

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 6, 2021 is: hoosegow • HOOSS-gow  • noun US, informal + humorous : jail Examples: "Lee Young-ae stars as a woman released from prison after serving time for a murder she didn't commit; no sooner is she out…
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reputation

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 5, 2021 is: reputation • rep-yuh-TAY-shun  • noun 1 a : overall quality or character as seen or judged by people in general b : recognition by other people of some characteristic or ability 2 : a place in public esteem…
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hare

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 4, 2021 is: hare • HAIR  • verb : to go swiftly : tear Examples: "I was just in time to see a feller in motorcycle gear pull away from the wire and run down the street. The…
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moxie

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 3, 2021 is: moxie • MAHK-see  • noun 1 : energy, pep 2 : courage, determination 3 : know-how Examples: "On offense, the Giants need more speed, more talent, more explosive plays, more creativity, more power, more moxie.…
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pertain

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 2, 2021 is: pertain • per-TAYN  • verb 1 a (1) : to belong as a part, member, accessory, or product  (2) : to belong as an attribute, feature, or function (3) : to belong as a duty…
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