January 24th, 2020

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Word of the Day 01/22/20 Spruik

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Spruik (verb)
spruik [ sprook ]


verb (used without object) Australian Slang.
1. to make or give a speech, especially extensively or elaborately; spiel; orate.

OTHER WORDS FROM SPRUIK
spruik·er, noun

Origin: First recorded in 1915–20; origin uncertain

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Word of the Day 01/23/20 Oppidan

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Oppidan (adjective, noun)
oppidan [ op-i-duh n ]


adjective
1. of a town; urban.

noun
2. a townsman.

WORDS RELATED TO OPPIDAN
downtown, civil, metropolitan, civic, central, municipal, popular, public, town, village, burghal, citified

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Origin: 1530–40; < Latin oppidānus, equivalent to oppid(um) town + -ānus -an

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