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Word of the Day: "Pragmatic"


Pragmatic adj.  More concerned with practical results than with theories and principles.

“The CEO used a pragmatic approach to making his business a success.” 11 more words


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Word of the day #118


Cog – ni – tive

Of pertaining to the act or process of knowing or perceiving.

Example: Their cognitive state was one of the worst ever.


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Good morning. It is Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Today’s Word of the Day is portmanteau. I’ve heard this word before. It is a noun, meaning, “a large suitcase,” or, “a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more distinct forms.” A “mash-up” in other words. 1,463 more words


Word of the Day: aa

aa (AH-ah)

noun: lava having a rough surface

From Hawaiian aa (to burn).
Earliest documented use: 1859

Usage (from Wordsmith)
“The type of lava most prevalent on Bartolomé Island is aa lava; it has a lower temperature and less gas content, which makes for a slower flow, which causes broken flows and sharp edges.” 42 more words

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Word of the Day

No. 47. Turmeric:
Turmeric is the root of a plant belonging to the ginger family. Turmeric is somewhat medicinal in aroma and should be used with restraint. Used primarily in pickling.


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