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Today’s word: CURMUDGEON

PRONUNCIATION: cru-mudg-eon

MEANING: A bad-tempered person, especially an old one

SYNONYMS: sourpuss, sorehead, grouchy, irritable

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Words and Meanings

Today’s word is: JARGON

PRONUNCIATION: jar-gon

MEANING: special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.

SYNONYMS: slang, idiom, gibberish, mumbo jumbo

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Today’s word is: MALAISE

Pronounced: ma-laise

Meaning: A general feeling of discomfort, illness, or uneasiness whose exact cause is difficult to identify.

Synonyms: melancholy, anxiety, depression, disquiet

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