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  • Word of the Day
    labyrinthine

    lae b@ rIn thihn  [or]  lae b@ rIn thin

    adjective
    1.  of, resembling, or forming a labyrinth.
    We followed our guide through the labyrinthine catacombs.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    landlocked

    laend lakt

    adjective
    lacking access to the sea.
    Paraguay and Bolivia are the only landlocked countries in South America; all the other countries border the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans, or both in the case of Colombia.

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Sep
06
2013

galore

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

lor

adverb

in great numbers; abundantly.
example: I thought, when I graduated from college, that there would be job opportunities galore.

Usage Note: “Galore” is always placed immediately following the noun in question: Baby James had wanted to “see bloons,” and, indeed, there were balloons galore at the festivities.
“Galore” entered English from Gaelic.