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Word of the Day — February 9, 2013

February 11, 2013 - Scott Viau
herculean - her-KYOOL-ee-an - requiring great strength or effort, a task suited for Hercules

Example: "Gail Collins in the NY Times commented on the difficulties over the probability of Senate filibustering: 'If the Senate did shut down, the country would not necessarily notice much difference; this week, there was a herculean attempt to pass a bill with a large bipartisan mix, but got entangled in a fight over the price of duck stamps.'"

 
 

 

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