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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…
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vaunted

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 23, 2020 is: vaunted • VAWN-tud  • adjective : highly or widely praised or boasted about Examples: The team was able to overcome their opponents' vaunted defense and achieve an upset victory. "She's been known to include works…
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debouch

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 22, 2020 is: debouch • dih-BOUTCH  • verb 1 : to cause to emerge : discharge 2 : to march out into open ground : emerge, issue Examples: "… Mr. Holcomb … was talking about a small room…
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grandiloquence

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 21, 2020 is: grandiloquence • gran-DIH-luh-kwunss  • noun : a lofty, extravagantly colorful, pompous, or bombastic style, manner, or quality especially in language Examples: "The film finds its grounding in the closing scene when it strips away its…
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emigrate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 20, 2020 is: emigrate • EM-uh-grayt  • verb : to leave one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere Examples: "… graduates and skilled technical workers are also emigrating, usually with a plan to save up for…
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cohesive

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 19, 2020 is: cohesive • koh-HEE-siv  • adjective : exhibiting or producing cohesion : causing parts or members to unify or stick together Examples: "His hair was slicked artfully back from his brow in one cohesive wave." — Kate Christensen,…