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May 27, 2024

Word of the Day: Glean

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Word of the Day
: May 27, 2024

\GLEEN\ verb

What It Means

To glean is to gather or collect something bit by bit, or in a gradual way. Glean can also be used to mean “to search (something) carefully” and “to find out.”

// Neil has a collection of antique tools gleaned from flea markets and garage sales.

// They spent days gleaning the files for information.

// The police used old-fashioned detective work to glean his whereabouts.

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