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# Word for the Day

Being jokey and fun jocular   Do you like to make a lot of jokes? Are you often silly? Are you usually happy? If so, then you are a jocular person.   Being jocular has to do with being both jokey and fun. A jocular suggestion is not a serious suggestion — it’s a joke. Some people are more…

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To hug and kiss… canoodle   To canoodle is to embrace and fondle. Romantic couples canoodle.   When people are getting a little physical romantically, they’re canoodling. This somewhat silly-sounding word applies to somewhat innocent physical affection. For some reason, this word is used frequently by celebrity reporters who love to write about who a hunky actor or…

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# Word for the Day

Something that is rundown, neglected, or in deplorable condition. derelict   If something has been abandoned, you can call it derelict. Even if a person has abandoned his responsibilities, you can say that he is derelict in his duties. But don’t call a lost child derelict — unless, of course, he has neglected his chores.   As an adjective, derelict describes something…