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October 2, 2022

Word of the Day: Emblazon

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Word of the Day : October 2, 2022

emblazon \im-BLAY-zun\ verb

What It Means

To emblazon something is to decorate its surface, usually with a name, slogan, or picture.

// Her favorite souvenir from her trip to the Grand Canyon was a t-shirt emblazoned with a rosy sunset over the famous chasm.

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Aired October 2, 2022

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