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# Word for the Day

 It’s a phony… factitious   If you create a “diamond” out of plastic, then you’ve created a factitious diamond, meaning that it’s a phony.   Factitious, pronounced “fac-TISH-us,” means “fake,” like a factitious compliment you give the person who cooked you an awful meal — you don’t mean it, but you say it anyway, just to be…

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# Word for the Day

 Both a noun and a verb about talking.   banter   Good friends usually banter back and forth easily, like they’re trying to keep a step ahead of each other in witty responses. This type of banter is their special language of friendship.   Banter is both a noun and a verb about talking. It comes from unknown origins, but…