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Wednesday Winner: Coxcomb

Your Word Wednesday: coxcomb

Kathy T. told us she chose coxcomb for the following reason: “It’s description, ‘a conceited, foolish person’, and its pronunciation, fits it to a tee! It describes several well – known people (and lesser known people). Example: He fancied himself a brilliant and and all – knowing orator. Standing proudly at the podium, dribbling his words redundantly, he thought the minute audience stood in awe of his vast knowledge on the history and political relationships of the country and it’s allies. Instead, they were in awe of the most coxcomb they had ever felt sorry for.”

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  1. Aditi -  May 8, 2016 - 4:09 am

    APPRECIATIVENESS

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