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Word of the Every Other Day

in·ane [iˈnān] ADJECTIVE silly; stupid. “don’t constantly badger people with inane questions” synonyms: silly · foolish · stupid · fatuous · idiotic · absurd · ridiculous · ludicrous

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pug·na·cious [pəɡˈnāSHəs] ADJECTIVE eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight. “his public statements became increasingly pugnacious” synonyms: combative · aggressive · antagonistic · belligerent · bellicose · warlike

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lu·cid [ˈlo͞osəd] ADJECTIVE expressed clearly; easy to understand. “a lucid account” · [more] synonyms: intelligible · comprehensible · understandable · cogent · coherent

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eke [ēk] VERB (eke something out) manage to support oneself or make a living with difficulty. “they eked out their livelihoods from the soil” synonyms: scrape · scratch · scrimp · survive · live · stay alive · exist · … Continue reading

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borborygmus \ bawr-buh-RIG-muhs \  , noun; 1. a rumbling or gurgling sound caused by the movement of gas in the intestines. Quotes: “The stertorous borborygmus  of the dyspeptic Carlyle!” declaimed Willie Weaver, and beamed through his spectacles. The mot, he … Continue reading

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decant \ dih-KANt \  , verb; 1. to pour (a liquid) from one container to another. 2. to pour (wine or other liquid) gently so as not to disturb the sediment.  Quotes: One of Enzo’s jobs was to decant  the … Continue reading

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