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Word of the Day Collection
The following words (nouns) fall under occasionally used words or the 30000 most commonly used words in some dictionaries that include statistics.
Browsing 'acuity' returns webpages that include content where you find words of text like: an acuity-based staffing system, diminished auditory acuity.
'frivolity' —> it is not mere caprice or frivolity, the rise of frivolity.
'hog' —> a wild hog trap, a ball hog, hog cycles.
'specie' —> a specie or a bullion standard, a specie collection book.
The rest are rarely used words (nouns) that rank in the lower 50% of commonly used words.
However, 'canard' —> the canard that no one could have predicted, they always bring up that canard, like the rest of the words below, appears in many present-day articles.
'clerisy' —> the clerisy of a nation, this is not social democracy, it's a clerisy.
'grift' —> the golden age of grift, it has the air of a grift.
'oodles' —> oodles of fun, oodles of cash.
'rugosity' —> a method to quickly measure the rugosity of powder or granular material, cities should aim for rugosity instead of concentric layouts.
'shard' —> bomb fragments can include nails, metal shards and ball bearings.
'vox populi' —> the wisdom of the vox populi, vox populi marketing.
The list below shows each dictionary publishers' name and the date of the e-mailed "Word of the Day" notification.
WordThink Word of the Day, February 8, 2019 acuity
WordThink Word of the Day, February 13, 2019 canard
TheFreeDictionary Word of the Day, February 23, 2019 oodlesMe
Merriam-Webster Word of the Day, March 2, 2019 vox populi
WordReference Word of the Day, March 6, 2019 hog
Officer Wordnik Word of the Day, March 8, 2019 clerisy
Merriam-Webster Word of the Day, March 8, 2019 shard
Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Day, March 10, 2019 specie
Officer Wordnik Word of the Day, March 11, 2019 rugosity
TheFreeDictionary Word of the Day, March 17, 2019 frivolity
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