Word of the Day


Word of the Day

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Zenith

noun; the highest point; peak;

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Zeugma

noun; a figure of speech in which a word is used to modify or govern two or more words although               appropriate to only one of them or making a different sense with each, as in the sentence Mr. Pickwick took his hat and his leave (Charles Dickens)

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Zither

noun; a stringed instrument with a flat sound box, placed on the lap and plucked with fingers or a plectrum

Entry link: Zither

Zoophyte

noun; an animal which resembles a plant in its form e.g. a sea anemone

Entry link: Zoophyte