WOD

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williwaw

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 12, 2021 is: williwaw • WILL-ih-waw  • noun 1 a : a sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitudes b : a sudden violent wind 2 : a violent commotion Examples:…
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tutelary

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 11, 2021 is: tutelary • TOO-tuh-lair-ee  • adjective 1 : having the guardianship of a person or a thing 2 : of or relating to a guardian Examples: The ancient Romans revered certain gods and goddesses as tutelary…
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felicitate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 10, 2021 is: felicitate • fih-LISS-uh-tayt  • verb 1 archaic : to make happy 2 a : to consider happy or fortunate b : to offer congratulations to Examples: "Recently, the United Nations recognised Sasmita’s [Sasmita Lenka, a…
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luminary

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 9, 2021 is: luminary • LOO-muh-nair-ee  • noun 1 : a person of prominence or brilliant achievement 2 : a body that gives light; especially : one of the celestial bodies Examples: "[Lloyd] Richards, a luminary who, with the…
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pivot

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 8, 2021 is: pivot • PIV-ut  • noun 1 : a shaft or pin on which something turns 2 a : a person, thing, or factor having a major or central role, function, or effect b : a key player or…
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meticulous

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 7, 2021 is: meticulous • muh-TIK-yuh-lus  • adjective : marked by extreme or excessive care in the consideration or treatment of details Examples: "He wasn't much for drafting legislation, but Eliot was meticulous about royal etiquette, which included getting all…
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impunity

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 6, 2021 is: impunity • im-PYOO-nuh-tee  • noun : exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss Examples: "Rather than subsidizing transportation that serves few, disturbs many and pollutes with impunity, money could be directed toward green transportation…
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abhor

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 5, 2021 is: abhor • ub-HOR  • verb : to regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe Examples: Mariah is an animal rights activist who abhors any mistreatment of animals. "The ultimate…
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smorgasbord

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 4, 2021 is: smorgasbord • SMOR-gus-bord  • noun 1 : a luncheon or supper buffet offering a variety of foods and dishes (such as hors d'oeuvres, hot and cold meats, smoked and pickled fish, cheeses, salads, and relishes)…
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contaminate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 3, 2021 is: contaminate • kun-TAM-uh-nayt  • verb 1 a : to soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association b : to make inferior or impure by admixture  2 : to make unfit for use by…
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