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rococo

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 27, 2021 is: rococo • ruh-KOH-koh  • adjective 1 a : of or relating to an artistic style especially of the 18th century characterized by fanciful curved asymmetrical forms and elaborate ornamentation b : of or relating to…
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epicure

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 26, 2021 is: epicure • EP-ih-kyur  • noun : one with sensitive and discriminating tastes especially in food or wine Examples: "At the back of the shop, Atwell and his apprentice, former chef Ryan Perrier, sharpen upwards of…
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clandestine

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 25, 2021 is: clandestine • klan-DESS-tun  • adjective : marked by, held in, or conducted with secrecy : surreptitious Examples: "Salons have been shut down under stay-at-home orders to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In Los…
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impresario

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 24, 2021 is: impresario • im-pruh-SAHR-ee-oh  • noun 1 : the promoter, manager, or conductor of an opera or concert company 2 : a person who puts on or sponsors an entertainment (such as a television show or…
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bogart

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 23, 2021 is: bogart • BOH-gahrt  • verb 1 : to cause (someone) to do something by means of force or coercion : bully 2 : to use the entirety of or consume without sharing Examples: "At the…
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ebullient

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 22, 2021 is: ebullient • ih-BULL-yunt  • adjective 1 : boiling, agitated 2 : characterized by ebullience : having or showing liveliness and enthusiasm Examples: "Coach Kristen Kirkman, who guided the Bulldogs' boys and girls, is ebullient about her…
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touchstone

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 21, 2021 is: touchstone • TUTCH-stohn  • noun 1 : a fundamental or quintessential part or feature : basis 2 : a test or criterion for determining the quality or genuineness of a thing 3 : a black siliceous stone related to…
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adulate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 20, 2021 is: adulate • AJ-uh-layt  • verb 1 a : to praise effusively and slavishly : flatter excessively : fawn upon b : to pay homage to without exercising a critical sense of values 2 : to…
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chlamys

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 19, 2021 is: chlamys • KLAM-us  • noun : a short oblong mantle worn by young men of ancient Greece Examples: "Perhaps her effect on him was as despotic and intoxicating as the poets claimed. Rumors reached Rome…
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forfend

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 18, 2021 is: forfend • for-FEND  • verb 1 a archaic : forbid b : to ward off : prevent 2 : protect, preserve Examples: "All too often, the selfie is looked down upon with condescension, viewed as the…