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Word of the Day – Alienist

Definition : psychiatrist Did You Know? Alienist looks and sounds like it should mean “someone who studies aliens,” and in fact alienist and alien are related—both are ultimately derived from

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Word of the Day – Hypnagogic

Definition : of, relating to, or occurring in the period of drowsiness immediately preceding sleep Did You Know? “The hypnagogic state is that heady lull between wakefulness and sleep when

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Word of the Day – Seder

Seder Definition : frenzied, crazed — usually used in the phrase go berserk Example The dog inevitably goes berserk whenever he hears the doorbell. Did You Know? Berserk comes from Old Norse

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Word of the Day – Berserk

Berserk Definition : frenzied, crazed — usually used in the phrase go berserk Example The dog inevitably goes berserk whenever he hears the doorbell. Did You Know? Berserk comes from Old Norse

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Word of the Day – Forsooth

Forsooth Definition : in truth : indeed — often used to imply contempt or doubt Example “For sure and forsooth, that means savings for you, dear Renaissance-loving reveler, if you purchase your entry to

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