365 New Words-A-Year is an essential title with zealously loyal fans who return year after year. Every day brings a smart, surprising, and fascinating word, along with orthography and pronunciation guide, definition, word history, miscellany, and apposite sample sentence. Enliven your vocabulary with political words (dollar diplomacy), words adopted from other languages (parvenu), fun-to-say words (a-go-go), and esoteric literary phrases with prosaic meanings (lares and penates: personal or household effects). From the editors of Merriam-Webster, America’s most respected dictionary.
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