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Spanish Word of the Day

maduro: ripe
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: La manzana no está madura. Sentence meaning: The apple is not ripe.


Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

resfriar: to cool
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: O ventilador vai resfriar a sala. Sentence meaning: The fan will cool the room.


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

regalare: to present
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Il giorno del pensionamento, i colleghi le regaleranno una collana. Sentence meaning: On the day of her retirement, her co-workers will present her with a necklace.


German Word of the Day

Berg: mountain
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Auf dem Berg liegt viel Schnee. Sentence meaning: There is lots of snow on the mountain.


Russian Word of the Day

разделывать: to carve
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Он разделал жареное мясо с точностью и умением хирурга. Sentence meaning: He carved the roast with the skilled precision of a surgeon.


Today in English
Wordsmith.org: Today's Word
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petulant
Bad-tempered; cranky.


Word of the Day
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slyboots
Definition: (noun) A shifty, deceptive person.
Synonyms: dodger, fox.
Usage: I can never trust that slyboots at the office—she is polite to my face, but I always catch her belittling me to our coworkers!
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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.

anagnorisis: Dictionary.com Word of the Day
anagnorisis: the critical moment of recognition or discovery.


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