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Word of the Day – Valetudinarian I had to chuckle at this one. I was reading it while at the doctor’s office. Noun: A person who is excessively concerned about his or her poor health or ailments. An invalid. Adjective: In poor health; sickly; invalid. …

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Kakistocracy Noun (kak-uh-stok-ruh-see) Government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power. Example: Burt Wheeler arrived in Washington as a Senator in 1923, when the backwash of war and prohibition had brought America about as near to …

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Snickersnee noun (snik-er-snee) A knife, especially one used as a weapon. Example: Oh, never shall I / Forget the cry, / Or the shriek that shriekèd he, / As I gnashed my teeth, / When from its sheath / I drew my snickersnee! W. S. …

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