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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 11/26/2015 is:feast (noun) \FEEST\ What does it mean? 1 : a meal with plenty of food and drink : banquet2 : a religious festival or observanceHow do you use it? When it comes to our Thanksgiving feast, everyone has a different favorite food: mashed potatoes is mine, stuffing is my brother's, sweet potatoes is my dad's, and pumpkin bread is my mom's. Are you a word wiz? At the root of "feast" is the Latin word "festus". What do you think "festus" means? A. joyous B. solemn C. abundant D. precise Check your answer on Word Central.


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