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# Word for the Day

When your opinions are in conflict… discordant   If you believe that movies should entertain, but your friend insists that movies should inspire, then the two of you hold discordant views on the purpose of movies. That means your opinions are in conflict.   You can see the word discord in discordant. Discord is tension felt between people who strongly disagree about…

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# Word for the Day

To spend time or hang out with someone, especially at a social event.     hobnob     To hobnob is to spend time or hang out with someone, especially at a social event. When you’re invited to a fancy benefit party at a museum, you might get to hobnob with socialites and minor celebrities.     When you…

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# Word for the Day

Something that requires a lot of hard work   laborious   Laborious describes something that requires a lot of hard work, such as Victor Frankenstein’s laborious undertaking of digging graves to find monster parts.   Laborious comes from the familiar word for work, labor, which doesn’t veer far from its roots in Old French meaning “exertion of the…