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New words - 20 February 2017

Calexit noun [U] /kæl.’ek.sɪt/
an exit by the state of California from the United States of America

Californians would need to pass an amendment to the US Constitution, which requires the blessings of the other 49 states. 158 more words

New Words

Reading post-mortem

I often encounter many new words while reading, and I always make it a point to highlight (if I’m reading an ebook) or copy the word down on my notebook (if it’s a physical book). 498 more words

New words - 13 February 2017

thrisis noun [C] /ˈθraɪ.sɪs/
feelings of unhappiness, worry, and disappointment that some people experience when they are around 30 years old and that can sometimes lead them to make important changes in their life… 213 more words

New Words

Who/Whom-Its not as Complicated as You might Think

If you’re like most English speakers, you know that there’s a difference between these pronouns, but you aren’t sure what that difference is. Knowing when to use… 361 more words

Dictionary

Now Serving New Words

Expressing yourself just got easier, because Merriam-Webster has added 1,000 new words to the dictionary. It’s time for a new edition. You can read the complete list… 273 more words

Culture

'Microaggression' among 1,000 additions to Merriam-Webster's website

NEW YORK (AP) — Attention, word nerds: This is your bonus round, courtesy of Merriam-Webster.

In addition to elevating “surreal” in 2016 to word of the year, the dictionary company on Tuesday added about 1,000 new words and new definitions to existing listings on its website, Merriam-webster.com. 614 more words

News

Chunklet

A WORD BRAND-NEW IN EVERYDAY USE, COINED BY A COLLEAGUE OF MOST DEEP AND ABIDING UNDERSTANDINGS THIS VERY YEAR! WERE YOU AWARE OF IT? 44 more words

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