Word of the Day – Decadal

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Decadal (adj)


In 10 yearly cycles. Relating to decades.

Example sentences

“The warm fronts and hurricanes are decadal, we’re almost certain of that.”

Word of the Day – Prevaricate

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Prevaricate (verb)


Speak or act in an evasive way.

Mid 16th century (earlier ( Middle English) as prevarication and prevaricator), in the sense ‘go astray, transgress’: from Latin praevaricat- ‘walked crookedly, deviated’, from the verb praevaricari, from prae ‘before’ + varicari ‘straddle’.

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