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Words of the Day — February 21, 2012

February 21, 2012 - Scott Viau
Subjugated — sub-jew-GATE-ed — conquered, defeated interregnum — in-ter-REG-num — a period when normal government is suspended between two regimes

Example: "A N.Y. Times article on the Syrian rebellions commented on the space near the Orontes River 'that is really neither liberated nor subjugated; in the uncertain interregnum there is fear of returning security forces to the area.'"

 
 
 

 

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