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This podcast will help you build your vocabulary with new words, definitions, and origin stories every day of the week! For more, visit https://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-day/. If you enjoy this content, please rate us!

    Word of the Day: syncope

    Word of the Day: syncope

    The Word of the Day is a noun that means “the contraction of a word by omitting one or more sounds from the middle.” Want to know more about it? Listen now and then click here.

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    Word of the Day: sinsyne

    Word of the Day: sinsyne

    The Word of the Day is an adverb that means “from that time” or “since then.” Do you know it? Listen now and then check out more here!

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    Word of the Day: foehn

    Word of the Day: foehn

    The Word of the Day is a noun that indicates “a warm, dry wind descending a mountain, as on the north side of the Alps.” Do you know it? Listen now and then check out more here!

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    Word of the Day: descant

    Word of the Day: descant

    The Word of the Day is a verb that means “to comment or discourse at great length.” Want to know more about it? Listen now and then click here.

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    Word of the Day: kowtow

    Word of the Day: kowtow

    The Word of the Day is a verb that originally pertained to bowing but is often used today to mean “to act in a manner showing excessive deference or eagerness to please.” Want to know more about it? Listen now and then click here.

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    Word of the Day: fichu

    Word of the Day: fichu

    The Word of the Day is a noun that refers to “a kerchief or shawl, generally triangular in shape, worn draped over the shoulders or around the neck with the ends drawn together on the breast.” Do you know it? Listen now and then check out more here!

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