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January 29, 2023

Word of the Day: Rubric

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Word of the Day : January 29, 2023

rubric \ROO-brik\ noun

What It Means

Rubric is a somewhat formal word that is most often used to mean “an established rule, tradition, or custom” or “something under which a thing is classed.” In the latter use it is a synonym of category.

// Despite their widely divergent tones and levels of age appropriateness, Friday the 13th, Gremlins, and Frankenweenie all fall under the general rubric of horror movies.

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