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10 New Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary for 2023

From "agrivoltaics" to "textspeak," these words are helping us articulate the strange beauty of modern life.

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What Exactly Does TL;DR Mean, and How Should You Use It?

Mystery solved! Here's what TL;DR means and why you keep seeing it online.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Color-Coded Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: The Same Beginning and Ending

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What Does S/U Mean on Social Media?

Are you confused about the acronym "S/U" used on social media lately? Don't worry, we're here to help.

Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Science-Related Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with Accent Marks

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What Does Literally Really Mean—and Are You Using It Incorrectly?

Depending on how you use it, literally might mean one thing—or the complete opposite. Here's how to use the word...


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Baker’s Bounty

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: A Fairy-Tale Formula

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with 3 RRRs

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: German-Inspired Words

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30 Fancy Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

We all want to sound smarter. With these fancy words, you can take your vocabulary to a whole new level...


Why Do We Say “Quit Cold Turkey”?

Planning to let go of a habit or two cold turkey in the New Year? Learn where that expression comes...


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Book-Related Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Hidden Critters

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What Does “Auld Lang Syne” Really Mean?

Historians call it “the song that nobody knows.” And yet we’ve all tried to sing it on New Year's Eve....


Why Do We Say “Piqued My Interest”?

The word "piqued" has more meanings than you might think!


What Is an Aphorism and How Is It Used?

They say knowledge is power—so let's learn all about aphorisms with these common aphorism examples! (Hint: "Knowledge is power" is...


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words That Shine

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Circles

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Spiritual Matters

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Word Power Vocabulary Quizzes

We've rounded up our favorite Word Power quizzes! Test your vocabulary with these tricky definitions covering every topic.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with Double Letters

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Prohibition Era Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words Beginning with N-Z

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Where Does the Phrase “Let the Cat Out of the Bag” Come From?

Why was the cat in a bag in the first place?


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Why Do We Say the “Dog Days of Summer”?

Dogs are man's best friend and adorable, but what do they have to do with summer?


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80 Acronym Examples You Should Know

Acronyms make communication easier, but who can keep track of what they mean? We can, and now you can too...


35 Text Abbreviations You Should Know (and How to Use Them)

Knowing the meaning of these terms will keep anyone with a phone, social media, or even just web access from...


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What Does ICYMI Mean?

You’ve likely seen it in your inbox or in your Twitter feed, but what does ICYMI mean?