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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…
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habeas corpus

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 23, 2021 is: habeas corpus • HAY-bee-us-KOR-pus  • noun 1 : any of several common-law writs issued to bring a party before a court or judge; especially : a writ for inquiring into the lawfulness of the restraint…
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retarget

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 22, 2021 is: retarget • \ree-TAHR-gut\  • verb : to direct (something) toward a different target Examples: "The beauty of retargeting is that computers do all the work. They figure out who you need to retarget and serve…
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cognoscente

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 21, 2021 is: cognoscente • kahn-yuh-SHEN-tee  • noun : a person who has expert knowledge in a subject : connoisseur Examples: "Though he was recognized among certain cognoscenti during his most active years, [American photographer Todd] Webb ……
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