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Word Of The Day from Wordthink© 1998-2016 by Radok Corporation

Word: Furtive
Meaning: adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Word Of The Day from Merriam-Webster© 2016 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

Word: Longueur
Meaning: : a dull and tedious passage or section (as of a book, play, or musical composition) — usually used in plural

The otherwise crisp pacing of the movie is marred by some unnecessary longueurs that do little to advance the main story.

Word Of The Day from The Free Dictionary© 2016 Farlex, Inc.

Word: conflagration
Meaning: (noun) A very intense and uncontrolled fire.
Synonyms: inferno
Usage: All the stock was destroyed in a warehouse conflagration.

Word Of The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Word: heteroclite
noun:1. A person who is unconventional; a maverick.
 2. A word that is irregularly formed.
adjective:1. Deviating from the ordinary rule; eccentric.
 2. (In grammar) Irregularly inflected.

Usage: “South Africa indeed repeated before the executive organ of the UN a heteroclite set of tropes that mixed bad faith with ideological dogmatism from a bygone era.”
Zweli Matshelwa; The Flagrant Isolation of South Africa; New Zimbabwe; Apr 11, 2020.

Thought For The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Thought: Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate. -Hubert Humphrey, US Vice President (27 May 1911-1978)