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# Word for the Day

The range or scope of something is….     purview   The range or scope of something is its purview. If you are a professional race car driver, performing surgery is way outside your purview.   Anything inside a range of interest or activity is within a purview. A supervisor is in charge of certain workers —…

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# Word for the Day

A messy, complicated process that takes longer than it should…. rigamarole   Rigamarole is a messy, complicated process that takes longer than it should. The rigamarole involved in getting your driver’s license might make it tempting to just keep riding your bike.   The word rigamarole, which is also spelled rigmarole, is a great way to describe bureaucratic procedures like…

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a riddle or puzzle, sometimes including a play on words or pun       conundrum   The tricky word conundrum is used to describe a riddle or puzzle, sometimes including a play on words or pun.   One of the most famous conundrums is the riddle of the Sphinx, famously in the play Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Oedipus encounters…