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libertine

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 15, 2020 is: libertine • LIB-er-teen  • noun 1 disparaging : a freethinker especially in religious matters 2 : a person who is unrestrained by convention or morality; specifically : one leading a dissolute life Examples: "Thus am…
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infinitesimal

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 14, 2020 is: infinitesimal • in-fin-ih-TESS-uh-mul  • adjective 1 : taking on values arbitrarily close to but greater than zero 2 : immeasurably or incalculably small Examples: Stella includes a lottery ticket in every birthday card she sends…
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farrier

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 13, 2020 is: farrier • FAIR-ee-er  • noun : a person who shoes horses Examples: "His first memory was of a mule his father owned named Hyacinth, and his subsequent memories were all of the saddlebred horses his…
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abnegate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 12, 2020 is: abnegate • AB-nih-gayt  • verb 1 formal : deny, renounce 2 formal : surrender, relinquish Examples: "If the goal is only ensuring balance, then journalists can feel their work is done when they have reported…
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impeccable

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 11, 2020 is: impeccable • im-PECK-uh-bul  • adjective 1 : free from fault or blame : flawless 2 : not capable of sinning or liable to sin Examples: Although the restaurant was a bit expensive, we found its…
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bailiwick

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 10, 2020 is: bailiwick • BAY-lih-wik  • noun 1 law enforcement : the office or jurisdiction of a bailiff 2 : the sphere in which one has superior knowledge or authority : a special domain Examples: "Until his…
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reprove

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 9, 2020 is: reprove • rih-PROOV  • verb 1 : to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent 2 : to express disapproval of : censure 3 : to express rebuke or reproof Examples: "'Being in…
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octothorpe

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 8, 2020 is: octothorpe • AHK-tuh-thorp  • noun : the symbol # Examples: "… Messina chose to use this symbol for collating Twitter searches in 2007 because he wanted a sign that could be input from a low-tech…
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multifarious

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 7, 2020 is: multifarious • mul-tuh-FAIR-ee-us  • adjective : having or occurring in great variety : diverse Examples: "The word 'fate,' of course, did not help me, being inadequate to describe the sense of a multifarious, infinitely complex, dreamy…
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accident

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 6, 2020 is: accident • AK-suh-dunt  • noun 1 a : an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance b : lack of intention or necessity : chance 2 a : an unfortunate event resulting especially from carelessness or…