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Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

cômico: comical
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Ela tem uma maneira cômica de dizer as coisas. Sentence meaning: She has a comical way of saying things.


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

crudo: raw
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Cameriere, questa bistecca è cruda! Sentence meaning: Waiter, this steak is raw!


German Word of the Day

Freiheit: freedom
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Jeder liebt seine Freiheit. Sentence meaning: Everyone loves their freedom.


Russian Word of the Day

щека: cheek
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: При встрече она меня поцеловала в обе щёки. Sentence meaning: When she saw me, she kissed me twice on the cheeks.


Today in English
Wordsmith.org: Today's Word
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Gretna Green
1. A place where couples elope to get married. 2. Such a wedding.


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

profligate
Definition: (adjective) Shamelessly immoral or debauched.
Synonyms: degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, riotous, fast.
Usage: We both know that he has been profligate in every sense of the word; that he has neither integrity nor honor; that he is as false and deceitful as he is insinuating.
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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.

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hemidemisemiquaver: a sixty-fourth note.


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