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  • Writer's pictureMichael Sherer

Words of The Week:

Thanks to the editors and contributors of WSJ for making my reading so scintillating. As for the last word on the list, I can think of several of my FB friends afflicted with this particular condition.

chicanery, n., the use of trickery to achieve a political, legal or financial end.

mendacity, n., untruthfulness.

risibly, adv., ludicrously, laughably.

eschatology, n., the part of theology concerned with death and the final destiny of the soul and humankind.

vertiginous, adj., causing vertigo, especially by being high or steep.

graphomania, n., also known as scribomania, the obsessive impulse to write.

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