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    Word of the Day: Indoctrinate
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : May 18, 2022

    indoctrinate \in-DAHK-truh-nayt\ verb

    What It Means

    Indoctrinate means "to teach (someone) to fully accept the ideas, opini...

    Word of the Day : May 18, 2022

    indoctrinate \in-DAHK-truh-nayt\ verb

    What It Means

    Indoctrinate means "to teach (someone) to fully accept the ideas, opini...

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    Word of the Day: Nonpareil
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    Word of the Day : May 17, 2022

    nonpareil \nahn-puh-REL\ adjective

    What It Means

    Nonpareil means "having no equal."

    // The singer's stunning performance w...

    Word of the Day : May 17, 2022

    nonpareil \nahn-puh-REL\ adjective

    What It Means

    Nonpareil means "having no equal."

    // The singer's stunning performance w...

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    Word of the Day: Epithet
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    Word of the Day : May 16, 2022

    epithet \EP-uh-thet\ noun

    What It Means

    An epithet is "a characterizing word or phrase that accompanies, or occurs in place...

    Word of the Day : May 16, 2022

    epithet \EP-uh-thet\ noun

    What It Means

    An epithet is "a characterizing word or phrase that accompanies, or occurs in place...

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    Word of the Day: Hark Back
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    Word of the Day : May 15, 2022

    hark back \HAHRK-BAK\ verb

    What It Means

    Hark back means "to turn back to an earlier topic or circumstance" or "to go back ...

    Word of the Day : May 15, 2022

    hark back \HAHRK-BAK\ verb

    What It Means

    Hark back means "to turn back to an earlier topic or circumstance" or "to go back ...

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    Word of the Day: Verdant
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    Word of the Day : May 14, 2022

    verdant \VER-dunt\ adjective

    What It Means

    Verdant means "green in tint or color," "green with growing plants," or "unripe ...

    Word of the Day : May 14, 2022

    verdant \VER-dunt\ adjective

    What It Means

    Verdant means "green in tint or color," "green with growing plants," or "unripe ...

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    Word of the Day: Turpitude
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    Word of the Day : May 13, 2022

    turpitude \TER-puh-tood\ noun

    What It Means

    Turpitude refers to inherent lack of integrity or morality, or to an evil or im...

    Word of the Day : May 13, 2022

    turpitude \TER-puh-tood\ noun

    What It Means

    Turpitude refers to inherent lack of integrity or morality, or to an evil or im...

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    Word of the Day: Bloviate
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : May 12, 2022

    bloviate \BLOH-vee-ayt\ verb

    What It Means

    Bloviate means "to speak or write verbosely and windily."

    // The columnist tend...

    Word of the Day : May 12, 2022

    bloviate \BLOH-vee-ayt\ verb

    What It Means

    Bloviate means "to speak or write verbosely and windily."

    // The columnist tend...

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    Word of the Day: Ramshackle
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : May 11, 2022

    ramshackle \RAM-shak-ul\ adjective

    What It Means

    Ramshackle means "in a very bad condition and needing to be repaired" or "...

    Word of the Day : May 11, 2022

    ramshackle \RAM-shak-ul\ adjective

    What It Means

    Ramshackle means "in a very bad condition and needing to be repaired" or "...

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    Word of the Day: Conclave
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : May 10, 2022

    conclave \KAHN-klayv\ noun

    What It Means

    A conclave can be a private meeting, a secret assembly, or a general gathering.

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    Word of the Day : May 10, 2022

    conclave \KAHN-klayv\ noun

    What It Means

    A conclave can be a private meeting, a secret assembly, or a general gathering.

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