» linchpin
19/10/18 05:00 from Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 19, 2018 is: linchpin • \LINCH-pin\  • noun 1 : a locking pin inserted crosswise (as through the end of an axle or shaft) 2 : one that serves to hold together parts or elements...

» de rigueur
18/10/18 05:00 from Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 18, 2018 is: de rigueur • \duh-ree-GUR\  • adjective : prescribed or required by fashion, etiquette, or custom : proper Examples: "[Emma] Stone, who patiently smiled through th...

» acceptation
17/10/18 05:00 from Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 17, 2018 is: acceptation • \ak-sep-TAY-shun\  • noun 1 : acceptance ; especially : favorable reception or approval 2 : a generally accepted meaning of a word or understanding o...

» nary
16/10/18 05:00 from Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 16, 2018 is: nary • \NAIR-ee\  • adjective : not any : not one Examples: "I must have it back as I have nary other copy." — Flannery O'Connor, letter, 1961 "Under harsh fluores...

» tergiversation
15/10/18 05:00 from Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 15, 2018 is: tergiversation • \ter-jiv-er-SAY-shun\  • noun 1 : evasion of straightforward action or clear-cut statement : equivocation 2 : desertion of a cause, position, part...

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