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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 02/06/2016 is:lavish (verb) \LAV-ish\ What does it mean? : to spend or give freelyHow do you use it? "All were glad to have me back again, and lavished more kindness than ever upon me, to make up for the sufferings I had undergone . . ." (Anne Bronte, _Agnes Grey_) Are you a word wiz? "Lavish" probably has origins in the Latin word "lavare." What do you think "lavare" means? A. to dress B. to cook C. to eat D. to wash Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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