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Community Comment archive for Sept. 29, 2012

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012

A Word A Day -- bombinate 

September 30, 2012 Word of the Day bombinate \BAHM-buh-nayt\ DEFINITION verb : buzz, drone EXAMPLES The only sounds Jared could hear in the office that night were those of his own typing and the air conditioner bombinating. "Time passes in Suttree, but nothing and no…

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A Word A Day -- elegiac

September 29, 2012 Word of the Day elegiac audio pronunciation\el-uh-JYE-ak\ DEFINITION adjective 1 a : of, relating to, or consisting of two dactylic hexameter lines the second of which lacks the arsis in the third and sixth feetb : of or relating to the period…

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