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September 24, 2022

Word of the Day: Anthropomorphic

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Word of the Day : September 24, 2022

anthropomorphic \an-thruh-puh-MOR-fik\ adjective

What It Means

Anthropomorphic means “described or thought of as being like human beings in appearance, behavior, etc.”

// The story chronicles the adventures of a group of anthropomorphic forest critters.

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Aired September 24, 2022

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