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21 Feb 2019 at 9:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 22, 2019 is:

minion • \MIN-yun\  • noun

1 : a servile dependent, follower, or underling

2 : one highly favored : idol

3 : a subordinate or petty official


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STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 64, "FEDERAL DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
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