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Words of the Week


Short list this week, but all wonderful, thanks to WSJ.

sagacity, n., wisdom, good judgment.

credulous, adj., a readiness to believe things, impressionable, gullible.

idiolect, n., speech habits particular to a specific person.

malaproprism, n., mistaken use of one word for another, e.g., dance the “flamingo” instead of “flamenco.”


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