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Words of the Day — December 24, 2012

December 24, 2012 - Scott Viau
Jihad — jee-hahd — a war or struggle against unbelievers ideologue — eye-DEE-ah-LOG — a believer of an ideology, especially one who is uncompromising and dogmatic

Example: "In Joe Nocera's N.Y. Times article, 'Tea Party's War on America,' he commented: 'These past few months, much of the country has watched in horror as the Tea Party Republicans have waged jihad on the American people. Like ideologues everywhere, they scorned compromise. When John Boehner, the House Speaker, tried to cut a deal with President Obama that included some modest revenue increases, they humiliated him ...'"

 
 
 

 

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