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Word of the Every Other Day

ob·fus·cate [ˈäbfəˌskāt] VERB render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. “the spelling changes will deform some familiar words and obfuscate their etymological origins” synonyms: obscure · confuse · make obscure/unclear · blur · muddle · jumble   Write Fearlessly

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de·sid·er·a·tum [dəˌzidəˈrädəm] NOUN something that is needed or wanted. “integrity was a desideratum” synonyms: requirement · prerequisite · need · indispensable thing · desired thing

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lim·pid [ˈlimpid] ADJECTIVE (of a liquid) free of anything that darkens; completely clear. synonyms: clear · transparent · glassy · glasslike · crystal clear · crystalline

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re·cal·ci·trant [rəˈkalsətrənt] ADJECTIVE having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline. “a class of recalcitrant fifteen-year-olds” synonyms: intransigent · resistant · obstinate · uncooperative · noncompliant

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zeal [zēl] NOUN great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective. “his zeal for privatization” · [more] synonyms: passion · zealousness · committedness · ardor · love · fervor · fire

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mal·a·dy [ˈmalədē] NOUN literary a disease or ailment. “an incurable malady” synonyms: illness · sickness · ailment · disorder · complaint · disease · infection

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vex [veks] VERB make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters. “the memory of the conversation still vexed him” synonyms: annoy · irritate · infuriate · anger · incense · inflame · enrage · irk

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