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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 07/29/2014 is:yearn (verb) \YERN\ What does it mean? 1 : to desire eagerly2 : to feel tenderness or sympathyHow do you use it? As the heat wave stretched into its second week, even beach lovers began to yearn for the cool, brisk days of autumn. Are you a word wiz? Which one of these words do you think is a synonym of "yearn"? A. unravel B. apply C. pine D. demand Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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