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A selection of words from the chillier parts of the lexicon
Our top lookups from the 2016 presidential campaign
You're about to fast for 40 days. Quick: eat everything in the house.
There, there. We'll sort it out.
When 'inevitable' isn't
Lookups for the word spiked after Carter used it to describe Trump
Once a chemistry term, now used increasingly in politics
Everyone's looking for 'amnesty'. Again.
Mano a Mano
Cruz challenged Trump to a 1-on-1 debate
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Only 2 of these originally described torturing or killing someone
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