Building Vocabularies | A.Word.A.Day

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I can’t remember where I stumbled across A.Word.A.Day, but I enjoy getting the daily notification in my email.

Talk about a quick vocabulary builder! It only takes a minute to read the day’s selection, pronunciation, meaning, etymology, and usage.

A.Word.A.Day is a service provided by Wordsmith, a worldwide online community of people who enjoy all things having to do with words (remind you of anyone?)

It’s convenient and easy, so I wanted to share with my blogger friends.

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Today’s Word: FOOFARAW


MEANING: noun:
1. Excessive or unnecessary ornamentation.
2. Fuss; commotion.

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