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Word of The Day – Proselytize

Word of the Day : September 30, 2022 Proselytize verb PRAH-suh-luh-tyze What It Means Proselytize is a formal word that means “to try to persuade people to join a religion, cause, or group.” // Eliza is a staunch environmentalist who always feels the need to proselytize to anyone who doesn't drive an electric or hybrid car. See the entry … Continue reading Word of The Day – Proselytize

Word of the Day – Kerfuffle

Word of the Day : September 28, 2022 Kerfuffle noun ker-FUFF-ul What It Means Kerfuffle is an informal word that means “a disturbance or fuss typically caused by a dispute or conflict.” // The reclassification of Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet caused quite a kerfuffle among astronomy lovers. See the entry > KERFUFFLE In Context “I wasn’t the … Continue reading Word of the Day – Kerfuffle

Word of The Day – Fructify

Word of the Day : September 27, 2022 Fructify verb FRUK-tuh-fye What It Means Fructify means “to make fruitful or productive” or “to bear fruit or profit.” // Her parents are in a comfortable financial position, thanks to some investments that have recently begun to fructify. See the entry > FRUCTIFY In Context “After two seasons.... [Pamela] Adlon … Continue reading Word of The Day – Fructify

Word of The Day – Misnomer

Word of the Day : September 23, 2022 Misnomer noun miss-NOH-mer What It means Misnomer means “an incorrect name or designation.” It can also be used to refer to the act of wrongly naming or designating, as in “calling complicated and varied climatic changes ‘global warming’ is something of a misnomer.” // Peanut is one of the most famous misnomers, … Continue reading Word of The Day – Misnomer