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Words of the Day — September 8, 2011
September 8, 2011 - Scott Viau
Iconoclastic — eye-KON-oh-KLAS-tik — attacking or destroying cherished beliefs or institutions fetid — FET-id — stinking, reeking, pungent, acrid, malodorous
Example: "In an article about Walter Matthau's role in 'The Taking of Pelham 123' a N.Y. Times critic commented that his ironic air sends jolts of iconoclastic mirth into the fetid atmosphere of the train.'"
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