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louche

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 30, 2020 is: louche • LOOSH  • adjective : not reputable or decent Examples: "Here, he's just a dude, with an earring and a motorcycle, a dude who wears jeans to military court. Freeman's best when he's not…
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parse

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 29, 2020 is: parse • PARSS  • verb 1 a : to divide (a sentence) into grammatical parts and identify the parts and their relations to each other b : to describe (a word) grammatically by stating the…
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argot

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 28, 2020 is: argot • AHR-goh  • noun : the language used by a particular type or group of people : an often more or less secret vocabulary and idiom peculiar to a particular group Examples: "Should all…
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incontrovertible

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 27, 2020 is: incontrovertible • in-kahn-truh-VER-tuh-bul  • adjective : not open to question : indisputable Examples: "'Why are you kids inside? It's nice outside.' It wasn't a question. It was a directive. Out the door, pronto. Further, to…
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yokel

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 26, 2020 is: yokel • YOH-kul  • noun : a naive or gullible inhabitant of a rural area or small town Examples: Many of the town's residents felt that the documentary unfairly portrayed them as bumbling yokels. "Few…
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omnipotent

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 25, 2020 is: omnipotent • ahm-NIP-uh-tunt  • adjective 1 often capitalized Omnipotent : having absolute power over all : almighty 2 : having virtually unlimited authority or influence 3 obsolete : being notoriously without moderation : arrant Examples:…
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gourmand

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 24, 2020 is: gourmand • GOOR-mahnd  • noun 1 : one who is excessively fond of eating and drinking 2 : one who is heartily interested in good food and drink Examples: "Their love was a tale of…
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fraternize

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 23, 2020 is: fraternize • FRAT-er-nyze  • verb 1 : to associate or mingle as brothers or on fraternal terms 2 a : to associate on close terms with members of a hostile group especially when contrary to…
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crux

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 22, 2020 is: crux • KRUKS  • noun 1 : a puzzling or difficult problem : an unsolved question 2 : an essential point requiring resolution or resolving an outcome 3 : a main or central feature (as of an argument) Examples: "Manipulation…
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masterful

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 21, 2020 is: masterful • MASS-ter-ful  • adjective 1 a : inclined and usually competent to act as master b : suggestive of a domineering nature 2 : having or reflecting the power and skill of a master…