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WORD OF THE DAY Terrinetə-REENPart of speech: nounOrigin: French, early 18th century 1A meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container, typically served in slices.2A container used for a terrine, typically of an oblong shape and made of earthenware.   Examples of Terrine in … Continue reading terrine – word of the day

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WORD OF THE DAY Neophilianee-ə-FIL-ee-əPart of speech: nounOrigin: American English, late 19th century 1Love of, preference for, or great interest in what is new.2A love of novelty.   Examples of Neophilia in a sentence "My neophilia means I always buy the new generation of iPhone as soon as it's released." "I accused my father of neophilia when he brought home yet … Continue reading word of the day

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WORD OF THE DAY Grok grahk Part of speech: verb Origin: American English, 1960s 1 Understand (something) intuitively or by empathy 2 Empathize or communicate sympathetically; establish a rapport. Examples of Grok in a sentence "I haven't had children, but I grok what it must feel like to see your kids grow up." "I have a difficult coworker, so … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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WORD OF THE DAY Strine strayn Part of speech: noun Origin: Australian English, 1960s 1 The English language as spoken by Australians. 2 The Australian accent. Examples of Strine in a sentence "To American ears, Strine can sound like a foreign language." "If you head down to the beach, you'll hear plenty of Strine from the surfers."

Improve Your Culinary Skills With These Cooking Terms | Word Genius


via Improve Your Culinary Skills With These Cooking Terms | Word Genius Words for Cutting Techniques Dice To dice food is to finely chop it into small cubes. Onions and other vegetables are often diced for even cooking. "Dice" is also the plural for "die," the small cube with numbered sides featured in countless board … Continue reading Improve Your Culinary Skills With These Cooking Terms | Word Genius