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

Word: Overt
Meaning: adj. Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden. “Overt hostility.”

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

Word: Mogul
Meaning: 1 capitalized Mogul : an Indian Muslim of or descended from one of several conquering groups of Mongol, Turkish, and Persian origin; especially : Great Mogul
Example:

"The philanthropic foundation created by the hedge fund mogul Ray Dalio is donating $50 million to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to address health social inequalities." — The New York Times, 14 Oct. 2020



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

Word: guttersnipe
Meaning: (noun) A child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas.
Synonyms: street urchin
Usage: In Shaw's Pygmalion, an elocution expert plucks a guttersnipe from Covent Garden market and teaches her to talk like a lady.

Word Of The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Word: quaternion
Meaning: noun: A set of four persons, things, etc.
Usage: “There were four of us then, not merely two, and in our quaternion the vintage sap flowed freely, flowed and bled and boiled as it may never again.”
John Hawkes; The Blood Oranges; New Directions; 1972.

See more usage examples of quaternion in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

Thought For The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Thought: To understand is not to forgive. It is simply better than the alternative, which is not to understand. -Alec Nove, economist, author, and professor (24 Nov 1915-1994)