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# Word for the Day

  A person’s actions if they are evil or wicked…. nefarious   Batman and Superman are always fighting evildoers and stopping their nefarious plots.   Nefarious comes from the Latin nefas “crime, impiety.” If something is nefarious, it is criminal, evil, malicious and wicked. Thinking of superheroes can help you remember the meaning of the word, but it is often used…

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# Word for the Day

Anything that makes you sad, gloomy, or mournful can be called….   lugubrious   Funerals are lugubrious. So are rainy days and Mondays. Lugubrious comes from the Latin verb lūgēre, “to mourn.” You can also listen to the sound of the word: lugubrious sounds slow, heavy, and sad. Sometimes, just the “feel” of a word is enough to clue you…