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Word of the Day — April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013 - Scott Viau
progenitor - pro-JEN-ih-TER - an ancestor or parent; something or someone which is a decendent

Example: " The NY Times; negative review of 'Oblivion' takes a swipe at the film as genre based, saying, 'All genre fictions build, self-consciously or not, on their progenitors,' and suggests that this film, instead, is made up of bits & pieces from scattered, earlier material.'

 
 

 

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