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Word of the Day

21 Apr 2018 at 10:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 22, 2018 is:

traduce • \truh-DOOSS\  • verb

1 : to expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation

2 : violate, betray


"Here, at last, was someone prepared publicly to...

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