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# Word for the Day

Hiding your true identity…   incognito   When you want to do something and not be recognized, go incognito — hiding your true identity.   It is funny that the words, recognize and incognito, are both related to the Latin verb, cognoscere, “to get to know” because when you do something incognito, you do not want to be recognized. Celebrities often try to…

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# Word for the Day

A friend or a pal… chum   A chum is a friend or a pal. You and your best chums might spend the weekend camping together.   The informal word chum is more common in Britain than the US, but you can still talk about your school chums or the new chum you made on a Caribbean cruise. Another kind of chum couldn’t…

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# Word for the Day

When you can’t or won’t believe something…   incredulous   If you are incredulous that means you can’t or won’t believe something. If you tell people about those aliens you met the other night, they’ll probably give you an incredulous look.   Incredulous is the opposite of credulous, which means “believing too easily.” Both words come from the Latin word credere, which…