Word of the Day | Détente

President Obama shaking hands with Raul Castro, president of Cuba.

President Obama and President of Cuba Raúl Castro at their joint press conference in Havana, Cuba, Cuba, March 21, 2016. White House photo by Chuck Kennedy.


Word of the Day

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2020

détente

[ dey-tahntFrench dey-tahnt ] 

noun

a relaxing of tension, especially between nations, as by negotiations or agreements.


Word of the Day Credit: Dictionary.com

Word of the Day | Lincolnesque

Lincoln Sculpture

“Society could benefit by adopting a more Lincolnesque view of human rights.”


Word of the Day

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2020

Lincolnesque

[ ling-kuhnesk ] 

adjective

like or characteristic of Abraham Lincoln: a Lincolnesque compassion.


Word of the Day Credit: Dictionary.com