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Welcome to Tony Sam's Word of the Day Podcast! You may think you know what words mean, but YOU DON'T! Lucky for you, Tony Sam DOES. Tony Sam graduated magna cum laude from the Harvard School of Law and has been fascinated with the evolution of the English language as far back as he can remember. Currently serving as a Judge in the 23rd Circuit Court of Illinois, he finds time to learn more about words whenever he’s not walking his prized Labrador, Marshall. His other accolades include gradua ...
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 21, 2021 is: inveigle • \in-VAY-gul\ • verb 1 : to win over by wiles : entice 2 : to acquire by ingenuity or flattery : wangle Examples: "Maybe she and Terfel, … whose trajectory into the upper ranks of opera began in 1989 after winning the Lieder Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, felt a certai…
 
Wheel horse is a noun that refers to a hardworking or diligent person. Our word of the day combines the English words ‘wheel’ and ‘horse.’ Its origin is from the practice of positioning the hardest working horse nearest the wheels of a horse-driven vehicle. It didn’t take long for Stacy to become the wheel horse of the office. I guess that’s what h…
 
This is a preview of an episode of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast with guests David Seto and Michael Welch, authors of The 3D Printing Cookbook. Listen to the full episode: https://k12engineering.net/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/engineering-education/support
 
Clues for the featured word game: The story of a mysterious and wealthy old Wal-Mart door greeter on his store's last day of business. The tale of a man who rises to greatness while competing in watermelon eating contests. A young boy is accepted to the world's most prestigious miniature golf academy. Listen to hear the answers!…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 20, 2021 is: progeny • \PRAH-juh-nee\ • noun 1 a : descendants, children b : offspring of animals or plants 2 : outcome, product 3 : a body of followers, disciples, or successors Examples: The champion thoroughbred passed on his speed, endurance, and calm temperament to his progeny, many of whom became suc…
 
Diaspora is a noun that refers to ‘people settled far from their ancestral homeland.’ The Greek prefix D-I-A means ‘across.’ When combined with the Greek word speirein (SPEAR een) meaning ‘scatter,’ you get our word of the day. The word initially referred to Jewish people living outside Israel, but more recently it came to refer to any cultural gro…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 19, 2021 is: abrupt • \uh-BRUPT\ • adjective 1 a : characterized by or involving action or change without preparation or warning : sudden and unexpected b : rudely or unceremoniously curt c : lacking smoothness or continuity 2 : giving the impression of being cut or broken off; especially : involving a sud…
 
Clavate is an adjective that means ‘club-shaped.’ The Latin word clava (KLAH vah) means ‘club.’ Often used to describe plants and animals, our word of the day describes anything that is club-shaped, meaning it is thicker at the top than at the base. When spending time at the camp site, you should always avoid contact with those clavate plants seen …
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 18, 2021 is: calumny • \KAL-um-nee\ • noun 1 : a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation 2 : the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to harm another's reputation Examples: "[Heinrich von Kleist] sets his novella in the 14th century, when duelling was s…
 
Emporium is a noun that refers to ‘a major trading center.’ Our word of the day comes directly from a Greek word that refers to ‘a merchant.’ The word was imported into English in the late 16th century and came to refer to ‘a center of commerce.’ In more recent years, it has been used to refer to a large retail store. Eric’s place of business has e…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 17, 2021 is: harry • \HAIR-ee\ • verb 1 : to make a pillaging or destructive raid on : assault 2 : to force to move along by harassing 3 : to torment by or as if by constant attack Examples: Seven-year-old Kaitlyn harried her little sister with pokes, hair pulling, and teasing, badgering her until she burs…
 
Sargasso is a noun that refers to ‘a messy situation.’ Our word of the day is a word of Portuguese descent whose precise origin isn’t clear to us. When used literally it refers a weed. But in a more figurative sense it means any kind of messy situation. Michelle’s attempt to teach English in Japan without knowing how to speak Japanese started out w…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 16, 2021 is: jocund • \JAH-kund\ • adjective : marked by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness Examples: "'Get drunk … on words!' proclaims this pub crawl/reading event: More than 80 writers will take over some 35 Capitol Hill and First Hill venues (mostly bars, as well as places like Ellio…
 
Modicum is a noun that refers to ‘a small quantity of something.’ Our word of the day comes from the Latin word modus (MOE doos) which refers ‘a limit’ or ‘a measure.’ Modicum is often used in a similar context. For example: Although we all love our Packers here in Green Bay, we always make sure we have a modicum of respect for the other team. It d…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 15, 2021 is: fealty • \FEE-ul-tee\ • noun 1 a : the fidelity of a vassal or feudal tenant to his lord b : the obligation of such fidelity 2 : intense fidelity Examples: "Ordinary English soccer fans dispatched the Super League with a populist putsch even before it had scheduled its first game. Those fans w…
 
Hodiernal is an adjective that means ‘related to the present day. ‘ The Latin word hodie (AW dee ay) means ‘today.’ When something is hodiernal, it is related to today. For example: As much as Steve wants to save up for a new house, he has to also weight that desire against hodiernal concerns. He wants to save for tomorrow, but he needs to eat toda…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 14, 2021 is: deride • \dih-RYDE\ • verb 1 : to laugh at or insult contemptuously 2 : to subject to usually bitter or contemptuous ridicule or criticism : to express a lack of respect or approval of Examples: Although derided by classmates for his cocksure insistence that he would be a millionaire by the ag…
 
Muggle is a noun that refers to ‘a person with no particular skills.’ Our word of the day comes from the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling. I was initially used to describe people ‘a person without magical powers.’ It has since been adapted to refer to anyone with particular powers or skills of any kind. Example: As. Kid, I grew up afraid that if…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for June 13, 2021 is: titanic • \tye-TAN-ik\ • adjective : having great magnitude, force, or power : colossal Examples: "A supernova occurs when a massive star in the bright disk of the galaxy runs out of fuel at the end of its life. With no 'fire' in its belly to beat back gravity's inexorable pull, the star implo…
 
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