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Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

charada: riddle
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Se a Esfinge te perguntar uma charada, é melhor você saber a resposta. Sentence meaning: If the Sphinx asks you a riddle, you better know the answer.


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

superare: to pass
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Abbiamo già superato le indicazioni per il centro? Sentence meaning: Did we already pass the signs for the city center?


German Word of the Day

spannend: exciting
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence: Der Film war spannend. Sentence meaning: The movie was exciting.


Russian Word of the Day

на открытом воздухе: in the open
Part of speech: phrase Example sentence: Мы спали на открытом воздухе, под звёздами. Sentence meaning: We slept in the open, under the stars.


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English word of the day
hendiadys Wordsmith.org
A figure of speech in which two words joined by a conjunction are used to convey a single idea instead of using a word and its modifier. Example: "pleasant and warm" instead of "pleasantly warm".


jibe Thefreedictionary.com
Definition: (verb) To be in accord; agree.
Synonyms: correspond, match.
Usage: I expected to find some discrepancies in the books, but your figures jibe with mine.
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cryptesthesia: Dictionary.com Word of the Day Dictionary.com
cryptesthesia: allegedly paranormal perception.


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