WOD

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lackadaisical

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 29, 2019 is: lackadaisical • lak-uh-DAY-zih-kul  • adjective : lacking life, spirit, or zest : languid Examples: "What used to be a bar with barely passable food, boring décor and lackadaisical service has a new incarnation. Everything has…
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undulate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 28, 2019 is: undulate • UN-juh-layt  • verb 1 : to form or move in waves : fluctuate 2 : to rise and fall in volume, pitch, or cadence 3 : to present a wavy appearance Examples: "He…
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pedagogical

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 27, 2019 is: pedagogical • ped-uh-GAH-jih-kul  • adjective : of, relating to, or befitting a teacher or education Examples: New teachers will be evaluated on pedagogical skills such as lesson planning and classroom management. "If Americans agree on…
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aerie

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 26, 2019 is: aerie • AIR-ee  • noun 1 : the nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountaintop 2 : an elevated often secluded dwelling, structure, or position Examples: "Cradled in the limbs of an…
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coruscate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 25, 2019 is: coruscate • KOR-uh-skayt  • verb 1 : to give off or reflect light in bright beams or flashes : sparkle 2 : to be brilliant or showy in technique or style Examples: "You can sense…
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Noachian

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 24, 2019 is: Noachian • noh-AY-kee-un  • adjective 1 : of or relating to the patriarch Noah or his time 2 : ancient, antiquated Examples: "So you thought the weather of 2009 was a bit on the insane…
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spoonerism

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 23, 2019 is: spoonerism • SPOO-nuh-riz-um  • noun : a transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words (as in tons of soil for sons of toil) Examples: "The girlfriend is part of the origin story…
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fiduciary

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 22, 2019 is: fiduciary • fuh-DOO-shee-air-ee  • adjective : of, relating to, or involving a confidence or trust: such as a : held or founded in trust or confidence b : holding in trust c : depending on…
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comprise

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 21, 2019 is: comprise • kum-PRYZE  • verb 1 : to be made up of 2 : compose, constitute 3 : to include especially within a particular scope Examples: The city developers' plans include a massive recreational complex…
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knackered

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 20, 2019 is: knackered • NAK-erd  • adjective British : tired, exhausted Examples: "Even the most perky 20-something is going to age, have kids and get knackered eventually. And like millions before them they will turn on their…