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Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

chover: to rain
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Vai chover, traga um guarda-chuva. Sentence meaning: It's going to rain, bring an umbrella.


French Word of the Day

L'avion
Un avion = a plane (pronounced ah-vee-on)

L'avion is also the name of the new (or maybe not-so-new anymore by now) low-fare business class connecting Newark to Paris' lesser-known airport Orly, the larger airport being known as either Charles de Gaulle or Roissy (from the name of the town where it's located)


Italian Word of the Day

impazzire: to go mad
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Le mucche impazziscono a causa di una malattia, il cosiddetto 'morbo della mucca pazza'. Sentence meaning: The cows go mad because of a disease, the so-called 'mad-cow disease'.


German Word of the Day

Wahrheit: truth
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Ich sage immer die Wahrheit. Sentence meaning: I always tell the truth.


Russian Word of the Day

оставаться: to stay
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Почему бы тебе не остаться здесь ненадолго? Sentence meaning: Why don't you stay a while?


Today in English
Wordsmith.org: Today's Word
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macher
1. A person of influence, one who gets things done. 2. A self-important overbearing person.


Word of the Day
Word of the Day is a free service of TheFreeDictionary.com

malady
Definition: (noun) A disease, a disorder, or an ailment.
Synonyms: illness, sickness.
Usage: He was stricken with a crippling malady.
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Dictionary.com Word of the Day
A new word is presented every day with its definition and example sentences from actual published works.

exilic: Dictionary.com Word of the Day
exilic: pertaining to exile.


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