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juncture

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 21, 2020 is: juncture • JUNK-cher  • noun 1 : a point of time; especially : one made critical by a concurrence of circumstances 2 : joint, connection 3 : an instance of joining : junction Examples: "At…
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ubiquitous

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 20, 2020 is: ubiquitous • yoo-BIK-wuh-tuss  • adjective : existing or being everywhere at the same time : constantly encountered : widespread Examples: "Within China, WeChat is ubiquitous, serving as an all-in-one app that's important for making payments…
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fountainhead

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 19, 2020 is: fountainhead • FOUN-tun-hed  • noun 1 : a spring that is the source of a stream 2 : principal source : origin Examples: "For all that Paradise Valley represents as a fountainhead of visual awe,…
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delve

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 18, 2020 is: delve • DELV  • verb 1 :  to dig or labor with or as if with a spade 2 a : to make a careful or detailed search for information b : to examine a subject…
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limpid

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 17, 2020 is: limpid • LIM-pid  • adjective 1 a : marked by transparency : pellucid b : clear and simple in style 2 : absolutely serene and untroubled Examples: "She leaned toward him, entreaty in her eyes,…
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cronyism

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 16, 2020 is: cronyism • KROH-nee-iz-um  • noun : partiality to cronies especially as evidenced in the appointment of political hangers-on to office without regard to their qualifications Examples: "From the end of the Civil War to the…
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Sisyphean

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 15, 2020 is: Sisyphean • sis-uh-FEE-un  • adjective : of, relating to, or suggestive of the labors of Sisyphus; specifically : requiring continual and often ineffective effort Examples: "I felt stuck in a Sisyphean loop, writing the same…
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purport

  Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 14, 2020 is: purport • per-PORT  • verb 1 : to have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming (something implied or inferred); also : claim 2 : intend, purpose Examples: "One study at M.I.T.…
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verbiage

  Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 13, 2020 is: verbiage • VER-bee-ij  • noun 1 : a profusion of words usually of little or obscure content 2 : manner of expressing oneself in words : diction Examples: "One resident … said during a…
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foment

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 12, 2020 is: foment • FOH-ment  • verb : to promote the growth or development of : rouse, incite Examples: Rumors that the will was a fake fomented a lot of bitterness between the two families. "Last year,…