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Word of the Day 03/23/21 Verbicide

Verbicide (noun)
verbicide [ vur-buh-sahyd ]


noun
1. the willful distortion or depreciation of the original meaning of a word.
2. a person who willfully distorts the meaning of a word.

Origin: 1855–60; < Latin verb(um) word + -i- + -cide

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