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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 04/29/2016 is:buoy (verb) \BOO-ee\ What does it mean? : to keep from sinking : keep afloatHow do you use it? The raft in the center of the lake was buoyed by empty barrels, and anchored by a large concrete block. Are you a word wiz? The verb "buoy" has another meaning in addition to the one we've given you. Which of the following definitions do you think is the other meaning of "buoy"? A. to deceive by skillful trickery B. to speak or write high praise of C. to put forth new growth D. to brighten the mood of Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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