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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 28, 2023 is: doctrinaire • \dahk-truh-NAIR\ • adjective Doctrinaire is a formal word that means “stubbornly or excessively devoted to a doctrine or theory without regard to practical considerations.” It is often used disapprovingly to describe a person who has very strong beliefs about what should be do…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 27, 2023 is: wangle • \WANG-gul\ • verb Wangle means “to get (something) by trickery or persuasion.” It can also mean “to adjust or manipulate for personal or fraudulent ends.” // He managed to wangle his way into the party. // They wangled me into pleading guilty. See the entry > Examples: “Discussions…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 26, 2023 is: knackered • \NAK-erd\ • adjective Knackered is an adjective mostly used informally in British English to mean “very tired or exhausted.” // Unfortunately, I was too knackered after work to join them for dinner. See the entry > Examples: “[Jonathan] Smith played world-class tennis in the Gra…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 25, 2023 is: marginalia • \mahr-juh-NAY-lee-uh\ • noun Marginalia is a plural noun that refers to notes or other marks written in the margins of a text, and to nonessential matters or items. // The students loved flipping through their literature textbooks to find the marginalia left behind by former st…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 24, 2023 is: balkanize • \BAWL-kuh-nyze\ • verb Balkanize is an often-capitalized verb meaning "to break up (a region, a group, etc.) into smaller and often hostile units." It can also mean "to divide or compartmentalize." // Opponents argue that the proposed legislation would only serve to Balkanize th…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 23, 2023 is: endemic • \en-DEM-ik\ • adjective Endemic means “growing or existing in a certain place or region.” It can also mean “common in a particular area or field.” // Our children were excited to finally see wild giant pandas—endemic to just three provinces in south-central China—during our family…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 22, 2023 is: short shrift • \SHORT-SHRIFT\ • noun Short shrift is most often used to mean “little or no attention or consideration.” It is also sometimes synonymous with “quick work” as in “she made short shrift of that jigsaw puzzle.” // Year-end “best of” lists can be fun to read, but because taste is…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 21, 2023 is: exacerbate • \ig-ZASS-er-bayt\ • verb Exacerbate means "to make more violent, bitter, or severe." // It seemed as though every new attempt at a solution served only to exacerbate the problem. See the entry > Examples: "If you tend to use the elliptical when you’re recovering from a running …
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 20, 2023 is: vulpine • \VUL-pine\ • adjective Vulpine is a formal word that means “of, relating to, or similar to a fox.” It is also used figuratively to mean “shrewd or crafty.” // The makeup artist did an incredible job creating realistic vulpine features to complement my fox costume. See the entry > …
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 19, 2023 is: misanthrope • \MISS-un-throhp\ • noun A misanthrope is someone who hates people in general. // I finally relented on going to the mall, which is always crowded, after my friend gently poked my arm and told me to “stop being such a misanthrope.” See the entry > Examples: “Scholars writing in…
 
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