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October 24, 2021

Word of the Day: Mirage

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Word of the Day : October 24, 2021

mirage \muh-RAHZH\ noun

What It Means

A mirage is a reflection of light that can trick the mind into interpreting a sight as an apparently solid thing. The word is also used figuratively to describe things that are illusory or unattainable.

// What the shipwrecked crew thought was a ship on the horizon turned out to be a mirage.

// The team's early season hopes for a first-place finish are now a mirage.

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