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WORD OF THE DAY Arboreal ahr-BORE-ee-əl Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, mid-17th century 1 Relating to or resembling trees 2 Inhabiting trees Examples of Arboreal in a sentence "The holiday season usually starts with a visit to an arboreal paradise: the Christmas tree farm." "All of the arboreal species were relocated to the zoo's new lush rainforest habitat."

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Did you know... ... that today is Exaggerated Death Day? Samuel Clemons, whose pen name was Mark Twain, was born on this date in 1835 in Florida, Missouri. In response to news that he had died, he sent the following note to Associated Press: "The report of my death was an exaggeration." Trivia buffs: Prior … Continue reading Did you know…

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WORD OF THE DAY Aperture APP-er-cher Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, 15th century 1 An opening or hole 2 In photography, the opening in a lens that admits light into a camera Examples of Aperture in a sentence "The aperture of the cave was so small he had to crawl on his stomach to enter." "Learning about aperture … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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Autodidact aw-toh-DIE-dakt Part of speech: noun Origin: Greek, late 18th century 1 A self-taught person 2 A person who learned through methods outside of formal education Examples of Autodidact in a sentence "He loves being homeschooled and proudly calls himself an autodidact." "Thanks to unlimited how-to videos and courses on the internet, anyone can be an autodidact."