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requite

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 25, 2020 is: requite • rih-KWYTE  • verb 1 a : to make return for : repay b : to make retaliation for : avenge 2 : to make suitable return to for a benefit or service or for…
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estival

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 24, 2020 is: estival • ESS-tuh-vul  • adjective : of or relating to the summer Examples: "Horror stories are far more estival than autumnal. Before I ever read [Stephen] King, I learned to love being scared at summer…
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forte

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 23, 2020 is: forte • FOR-tay  • noun 1 : one's strong point 2 : the part of a sword or foil blade that is between the middle and the hilt and that is the strongest part of the blade Examples: "Fried…
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parochial

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 22, 2020 is: parochial • puh-ROH-kee-ul  • adjective 1 : of or relating to a church parish 2 : of or relating to a parish as a unit of local government 3 : confined or restricted as if…
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exhort

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 21, 2020 is: exhort • ig-ZORT  • verb 1 : to incite by argument or advice : urge strongly 2 : to give warnings or advice : make urgent appeals Examples: "You'd think it was easy, making a…
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ne plus ultra

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 20, 2020 is: ne plus ultra • nay-plus-UL-truh  • noun 1 : the highest point capable of being attained : acme 2 : the most profound degree of a quality or state Examples: "To drummers in the '70s…
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dulcet

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 19, 2020 is: dulcet • DUL-sut  • adjective 1 : sweet to the taste 2 : pleasing to the ear 3 : generally pleasing or agreeable Examples: "James Blake has long been one of our favorite live performers,…
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braggadocio

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 18, 2020 is: braggadocio • brag-uh-DOH-see-oh  • noun 1 a : empty boasting b : arrogant pretension : cockiness 2 : a person given to arrogant boasting : braggart Examples: "The musical numbers, all penned by Miranda, slide…
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cognizable

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 17, 2020 is: cognizable • KAHG-nuh-zuh-bul  • adjective 1 : capable of being judicially heard and determined 2 : capable of being known Examples: "The state also argued that the plaintiffs failed to show 'that they have suffered…
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inveigh

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 16, 2020 is: inveigh • in-VAY  • verb : to protest or complain bitterly or vehemently : rail Examples: "Wearing a blue suit, [Hannah] Gadsby begins by pointing to a prop dog made of crayons onstage, immediately making…