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# Word for the Day

 Traveling from one location to another… peregrinate People who peregrinate are constantly on the move, traveling from one location to another. You might peregrinate from Italy to Spain to France during your European backpacking trip.   The most common way to peregrinate is on foot, wandering from place to place, as when you decide to peregrinate around your city’s…

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 Making small talk with various people… schmooze   When you schmooze at a party, you chat with many different people. Being able to schmooze casually and confidently is a good quality in a hostess or a politician.   If you say, “I just want to stop by the reception and schmooze for a little bit,” it means you’re going to see…

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 A lively, fancy word for “fussy.” persnickety   Persnickety is a lively, fancy word for “fussy.” If you’ve sent your salad back to the kitchen three times, you might be a persnickety eater.   The adjective persnickety sounds prickly like a porcupine, and persnickety people can indeed be sharp and prickly when they don’t get things precisely as they wish. I…