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Words from the week of 8/10/2018
The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
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exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
"use of a wrong or inappropriate name"
"the crime of trying to overthrow your country’s government"
"providers should treat all Internet data as the same"
acting as a surrogate mother
the influx of affluent people that often displaces poorer residents
"a former member of the armed forces"
"submitting to a popular vote"
"braggart" or "windbag"
"of or relating to knowledge"
“a person who gives opinions in an authoritative manner"
An agreement to commit an illegal act
Two Latin-based legal terms
“a file containing detailed records”
To lower in status, esteem
"a public scandal"
of a deceitful nature or quality
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'A nightmarish quality'
“a very stupid person”
“The use of violent acts to frighten"
a state or period of senile decay
"in other respects"
excessive admiration or flattery
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