2012 365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar by Merriam-Webster
For word lovers, it’s the perennial bestseller, and the authority of the editors at Merriam-Webster, America’s most-respected dictionary. Every morning, learn a fun, smart, sassy, and good-to-know word. Here are literary words (techno-thriller), fun-to-say words (cock-a-hoop), scientific words (sastruga), million-dollar words (philoprogenitive), recently coined words (wiki), and more. Each entry includes definition, pronunciation, sample sentence, and detailed word history. For writers, students, crossword puzzlers, and language buffs, it’s an enhanced vocabulary, day after day.
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