WOD

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brainiac

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 3, 2020 is: brainiac • BRAY-nee-ak  • noun : a very intelligent person Examples: "As the Kendall Square Association advocates for transportation fixes, the Cambridge group likes to say that you can't find the cure for cancer while…
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tyro

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 2, 2020 is: tyro • TYE-roh  • noun : a beginner in learning : novice Examples: The ranch has one riding trail for tyros and several more challenging options for experienced riders. "In 'Zucked,' Roger McNamee winces at…
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equity

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 1, 2020 is: equity • EK-wuh-tee  • noun 1 a : justice according to natural law or right; specifically : freedom from bias or favoritism b : something that is equitable  2 a : the money value of a property or of an…
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ambient

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 30, 2020 is: ambient • AM-bee-unt  • adjective 1 : existing or present on all sides : encompassing 2 of electronic music : quiet and relaxing with melodies that repeat many times Examples: "These sophisticated spaces are stocked…
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hinterland

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 29, 2020 is: hinterland • HIN-ter-land  • noun 1 : a region lying inland from a coast 2 a : a region remote from cities b : a region lying beyond major metropolitan or cultural centers Examples: "All…
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capitulate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 28, 2020 is: capitulate • kuh-PIH-chuh-layt  • verb 1 a : to surrender often after negotiation of terms b : to cease resisting : acquiesce 2 archaic : parley, negotiate Examples: "Real estate experts say retailers are increasingly…
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ulterior

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 27, 2020 is: ulterior • ul-TEER-ee-er  • adjective 1 : going beyond what is openly said or shown and especially what is proper 2 a : further, future b : more distant c : situated on the farther…
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victual

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 26, 2020 is: victual • VIT-ul  • noun 1 : food usable by people 2 victuals plural : supplies of food : provisions Examples: "One day, I will have a large and well-organized fruit and vegetable garden that will…
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posthumous

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 25, 2020 is: posthumous • PAHSS-chuh-muss  • adjective 1 : born after the death of the father 2 : published after the death of the author 3 : following or occurring after death Examples: Published eleven years following…
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mogul

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 24, 2020 is: mogul • MOH-gul  • noun 1 capitalized Mogul : an Indian Muslim of or descended from one of several conquering groups of Mongol, Turkish, and Persian origin; especially : Great Mogul 2 : a great…