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Word of the Day — February 9, 2012

February 9, 2012 - Scott Viau
Vaunted — VON-ted — boasted about, overly praised

Example: "Downplaying the excessive cost of rare violins, an article in The Week magazine stated that 'like wine — which people often think tastes better if they know it's expensive or from a vaunted vineyard — we may perceive added beauty in music that comes from a prestigious (acclaimed) violin.'"

 
 

 

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