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Welcome to Tony Sam's Word of the Day Podcast! You may think you know what words mean, but YOU DON'T! Lucky for you, Tony Sam DOES. Tony Sam graduated magna cum laude from the Harvard School of Law and has been fascinated with the evolution of the English language as far back as he can remember. Currently serving as a Judge in the 23rd Circuit Court of Illinois, he finds time to learn more about words whenever he’s not walking his prized Labrador, Marshall. His other accolades include gradua ...
 
Dr. Laura Call of the Day | 2020 Nominee • 15th Annual Podcast Awards - Kids & Family Category The official feed of the Dr. Laura Call of the Day Podcast with over 100,000,000 downloads and growing!! Each day of the week we release a new episode including "Two for Tuesday" and 4 for the "Weekend Drive" for a total of nine new episodes!! This podcast offers a collection of Dr. Laura's favorite handpicked calls from the radio program. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Pandor ...
 
World events viewed from a Biblical perspective. Day by day, bit by bit building a case that Bible prophecy is 100% accurate. The Bible is as relevant in these last days as in any previous time in history. If you would like to hear from a fellow student of the Divine Word of the God of Israel this podcast may prove itself worthwhile. http://welcomehome777.com/
 
On occasion I hear people say, are we really in the last days? How do we know? Does it really matter one way or another? We will try to answer these questions as well as many others in this study. But the most important question may be, how can we reach others with the message of hope in these changing times? Many times when a study of the Last Days is taught, one part of prophecy is emphasized over another causing people to lose perspective and therefore missing the blessing and beauty of p ...
 
New mum Ashley James said she'd never get her own parenting podcast... Yet here we are! Each week she'll be chatting to celebrity friends, experts and listeners to learn more about the secret world of parenting. We're all in this together, so why not join the club? …but remember, Mum's The Word! --- A Create Podcast
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 4, 2021 is: interloper • \in-ter-LOH-per\ • noun An interloper is a person or thing that intrudes in a place or sphere of activity. // As he watched the doe and fawn grazing in the field, the photographer was struck by a feeling of being an interloper. See the entry > Examples: "For decades, physicists…
 
Exigency is a noun that refers to an urgent need or demand. The Latin word exigere (eggs uh JEER ay) means ‘to enforce.’ Our word of the day entered English in the late 16th century, as a noun that referred to ‘a dire need.’ A mistake by my landlord created an exigency for my plumber. Poor plumbing can often make for urgent situations.…
 
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Filament Games CEO Dan White talked about the difficulty in assessing how well an #educationalgame teaches something, on an episode of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast on virtual robotics: https://k12engineering.net/episodes/112 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/engineering-education/support…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 3, 2021 is: galvanize • \GAL-vuh-nyze\ • verb Galvanize means "to cause (people) to take action on something that they are excited or concerned about." // The council's proposal to close the library has galvanized the town's residents. See the entry > Examples: "I think circumstances we've been through…
 
Aoristic is an adjective that means indefinite or indeterminate. The Greek word aoristos (OUR ee stose) means ‘vague’ or ‘indefinite.’ Aoristic is often used in grammar to describe an unqualified past tense of a verb without reference to duration or completion of the action. But it can also be used more broadly, to mean anything unclear. Here’s an …
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 2, 2021 is: smarmy • \SMAR-mee\ • adjective Smarmy means "behaving in a way that seems polite, kind, or pleasing but is not genuine or believable." // Online reviews of the resort warned of smarmy street vendors when wandering from the tourist areas. See the entry > Examples: "Before [Daniel Craig], Ja…
 
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It’s pretty easy, word lovers, to have a little fun. As today’s word tells us, it’s your right! The word of the day is a noun that means “a right or privilege limited to a specific person or to persons of a particular category.” What could it be? Listen now, but only if you want to!
 
Catechize is a verb that means to instruct through questions and answers. The Greek word Katekhein (COT ay kine) means to ‘to instruct’ or ‘to make someone hear.’ The word later evolved into catechize, which was often used in a religious context. Today the word can be used in any situation where someone is instructing through questions and answers.…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 1, 2021 is: derrick • \DAIR-ik\ • noun A derrick is a tall framework over an oil well that supports equipment used in drilling. // Areas of the desert have become fields of oil derricks. See the entry > Examples: "Oil derricks dot the coastline, often scattered in between residential and shopping cente…
 
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Brr! It’s cold in here, wordophiles. Let’s be sure to have today’s word on hand until next spring. It's a noun that means “a hooded pullover jacket originally made of fur and worn in the Arctic, now made of any weather-resistant fabric.” What is it? Tap play to find out!
 
Biddable is an adjective that means easily lead or controlled. The word ‘bid’ is of unclear origin, but it means ‘to offer.’ A biddable person is very willing to offer their service or help. Debra didn’t care for her new job. She had the feeling they were seeking someone one biddable, someone willing to do whatever anyone asked for any reason.…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 30, 2021 is: hoity-toity • \hoy-tee-TOY-tee\ • adjective Hoity-toity means "pretentious, fancy, or pompous." // The guidance counselor emphasized that students do not need to go to a hoity-toity college to achieve success. See the entry > Examples: "[Daniel Heider] says his post-high-school years were …
 
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Everything ends, word aficionados, but as today’s word shows us, you can go out with a bang! The word of the day is a noun that means “a concluding part added to a literary work, such as a novel.” Do you what it is? Listen now for the perfect ending to this word saga!
 
Today we discuss why it is a really bad idea to try to set exact dates. We should always stay awake and watch. That is what we were instructed to do. Then we will study chapter 6 of Ephesians. The word of God is our one offensive weapon. All the other weapons are defensive (protective) in nature. Video version at: https://welcomehome777.com…
 
Umbrageous is an adjective that means inclined to take offense easily. Our word of the day is loosely related to the word umbrella, which comes from the Latin word umbra (OOM bruh) meaning ‘shadow.’ This word also referred to a ‘ground for suspicion’ or ‘offense.’ When someone has taken umbrage with something, we mean, they are offended. An umbrage…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 29, 2021 is: obfuscate • \AHB-fuh-skayt\ • verb Obfuscate means "to make difficult to understand" or "to be evasive, unclear, or confusing." // The coach obfuscated his response as to whether he would retire at the end of the season. // When asked about the lawsuit alleging plagiarism, the singer obfus…
 
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Oy gevalt, word mavens! Today’s word is for those of us who feel like everything that could go wrong is going wrong. It's a noun that means “a pitifully ineffectual, luckless, and timid person.” What could it be? Test your luck with words by listening now!
 
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