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May 14, 2022

Word of the Day: Verdant

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Word of the Day : May 14, 2022

verdant \VER-dunt\ adjective

What It Means

Verdant means "green in tint or color," "green with growing plants," or "unripe in experience or judgment."

// The golf course is noted for its tricky hazards and lush, verdant borders along its fairways.

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