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Word of the Day — December 31, 2012

January 3, 2013 - Scott Viau
Aegis — ee-jis — protection, support or backing of a person or group

Example: "In The Week's look-back at King Vidor's 1928 classic, "Show People," he mentions Marion Davies as Peggy Pepper, 'a naive Georgia peach with dramatic airs, who gets her start with pies in her face, but, when she ascends to thespian fame under the aegis of High Arts Studio, she changes her name and rises in the ranks as a dramatic star.'"

 
 
 

 

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