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

Word: vendetta
Meaning: (noun) A feud between two families or clans that arises out of a slaying and is perpetuated by retaliatory acts of revenge.
Synonyms: blood feud
Usage: No one remembers how the vendetta between the families began, but it will only end when the desire for revenge is not heeded.

Word Of The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Word: Sabbath
Meaning: noun:
1. A day of the week observed as a day of rest.
2. A period of rest.
3. A meeting of witches and sorcerers (typically spelled as sabbat).
Usage: “He had been careful not to schedule anything for this day; a day of Sabbath.”
James T. Elder; Along the Road; WestBow Press; 2012.

“We find ourselves in a sabbath of barely clad witches with loosened hair and sharp bamboo canes that they thump loudly on the ground while they jab their toes into the floor like percussive instruments rhythmically beating against the music’s wailing.”
Jennifer Homans; Border Crossing; The New Yorker; Apr 22, 2019.

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

Thought For The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Thought: In those parts of the world where learning and science have prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue. -Ethan Allen, revolutionary (21 Jan 1738-1789)