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euphoria

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 24, 2020 is: euphoria • yoo-FOR-ee-uh  • noun : a feeling of well-being or elation Examples: "In February 2014, Xenia gave birth to their daughter, Ella. Ben still recalls the euphoria of watching the nurse place their newborn…
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outlandish

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 23, 2020 is: outlandish • out-LAN-dish  • adjective 1 : of or relating to another country : foreign 2 a : strikingly out of the ordinary : bizarre b : exceeding proper or reasonable limits or standards 3…
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nurture

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 22, 2020 is: nurture • NER-cher  • verb 1 : to supply with nourishment 2 : educate 3 : to further the development of : foster Examples: The mayor pushed for tax credits for small businesses as a…
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bonhomie

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 21, 2020 is: bonhomie • bah-nuh-MEE  • noun : good-natured easy friendliness Examples: "For older athletes, the bonhomie among teammates and rivals who have spent years sprinting or skating together, or boxing one another out under the rim,…
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dauntless

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 20, 2020 is: dauntless • DAWNT-lus  • adjective : incapable of being intimidated or subdued : fearless, undaunted Examples: With dauntless persistence, the ship's crew navigated the vessel through the unexpected storm, escaping with minimal damage and no…
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intercalate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 19, 2020 is: intercalate • in-TER-kuh-layt  • verb 1 : to insert (something, such as a day) in a calendar 2 : to insert between or among existing elements or layers Examples: "The fossiliferous deposits … consist of…
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vicarious

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 18, 2020 is: vicarious • vye-KAIR-ee-us  • adjective 1 : experienced or realized through imaginative or sympathetic participation in the experience of another 2 a : serving instead of someone or something else b : that has been delegated…
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tontine

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 17, 2020 is: tontine • TAHN-teen  • noun : a joint financial arrangement whereby the participants usually contribute equally to a prize that is awarded entirely to the participant who survives all the others Examples: "For denizens of…
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hirsute

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 16, 2020 is: hirsute • HER-soot  • adjective 1 : hairy 2 : covered with coarse stiff hairs Examples: Turner wore a hirsute mask as part of his werewolf costume for the school play. "Berry is a stocky,…
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artifice

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 15, 2020 is: artifice • AHR-tuh-fus  • noun 1 a : clever or artful skill : ingenuity  b : an ingenious device or expedient 2 a : an artful stratagem : trick  b : false or insincere behavior…