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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…
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perseverate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 5, 2020 is: perseverate • per-SEV-uh-rayt  • verb 1 : to repeat or recur persistently : to go back over previously covered ground 2 : to exhibit perseveration : to show especially by speech or some other form…
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erudite

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 4, 2020 is: erudite • AIR-uh-dyte  • adjective : having or showing knowledge that is gained by studying Examples: "And so the arguments about animal minds went on, often technical, sometimes absurd, at times brilliant, in many guises…
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candidate

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 3, 2020 is: candidate • KAN-duh-dayt  • noun 1 a : one that aspires to or is nominated or qualified for an office, membership, or award b : one likely or suited to undergo or be chosen for…
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exult

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 2, 2020 is: exult • ig-ZULT  • verb 1 : to be extremely joyful : rejoice 2 obsolete : to leap for joy Examples: "… the film is scratching a particular of-the-moment itch such that watching them play…
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hallowed

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 1, 2020 is: hallowed • HAL-oad  • adjective 1 : holy, consecrated 2 : sacred, revered Examples: "The first thing one learns in attending concerts of classical music is never to applaud between movements. Doing so, we are…
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wraith

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 31, 2020 is: wraith • RAYTH  • noun 1 a : the exact likeness of a living person seen usually just before death as an apparition b : ghost, specter 2 : an insubstantial form or semblance :…
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truculent

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 30, 2020 is: truculent • TRUCK-yuh-lunt  • adjective 1 : aggressively self-assertive : belligerent 2 : scathingly harsh : vitriolic 3 : feeling or displaying ferocity : cruel, savage 4 : deadly, destructive Examples: Warren's truculent demeanor made him unpleasant…
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rue

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 29, 2020 is: rue • ROO  • verb : to feel penitence, remorse, or regret for Examples: "He rued his small feet, which turned inwards ever so slightly. When standing still, he always had to remember to turn his feet…