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Word of the Day — October 1, 2012

October 1, 2012 - Scott Viau
Penury — PEN-yur-ee — extreme poverty, destitution

Example: "Matthew O'Brien says in the Atlantic Monthly that 'Republicans such as Paul Ryan say the U.S. will end up in penury like the Greeks unless we drastically curtail spending on our social safety net, but that's a misleading scare tactic.'"

 
 

 

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