Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/17/19 Federalese

Federalese (noun)
federalese [ fed-er-uh-leez, -lees ]


noun (often initial capital letter)
1. awkward, evasive, or pretentious prose said to characterize the publications and correspondence of U.S. federal bureaus.


Origin: federal + -ese

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