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Definition: (verb) Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something.
Synonyms:hex, jinx, enchant
Usage:After reading Harry Potter, I spent hours on end trying to bewitch a broomstick to fly. Discuss. Crocs Men's and Women's Baya Clog

Daily Grammar Lesson



There are two similar but distinct punctuation marks called dashes: the en dash ( – ) and the em dash ( — ). What are en dashes used to indicate? More... Discuss

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Many ancient civilizations utilized pictographic writing systems comprised of symbols that conveyed meaning through their visual resemblance to physical objects. Early examples of pictograms include prehistoric drawings found on rock walls. However, pictograms are still common in today's world—a picture of an envelope to represent an email message is a pictogram, and other computer icons function similarly. What are some other common pictograms in modern society? More... Discuss

This Day in History


Russian Journalist and Human Rights Activist Murdered (2006)

Anna Politkovskaya was a Russian journalist and human rights activist well known for her opposition to the Russian government's role in the Chechen conflict and her criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin, notably in her book Putin's Russia. Her controversial work sparked numerous death threats against her, and she was shot to death in an elevator in her apartment building on October 7, 2006. Her murder, which remains unsolved, coincided with what other occasion? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday

Black Lives Matter Freedom House Flag Set Support Cause BLM Anti

Rosalba Carriera (1675)

One of the greatest Italian portrait and miniature painters of her day, Carriera became known for her miniature portraits on snuffboxes and was an originator of the Rococo style in France and Italy. By the time she was 30, she had been elected to the Academy of St. Luke in Rome, the Academy of Bologna, and the Florence Academy. As her career progressed, she gained a reputation for her pastel portraits and was even commissioned to create one of King Louis XV. What tragedy befell her late in life? More... Discuss

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Revolutions are usually accompanied by a considerable effusion of blood, but are accounted worth it—this appraisement being made by beneficiaries whose blood had not the mischance to be shed.

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What is the name for an adjective used to describe someone or something with the highest degree of a certain quality?

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n. The state or quality of being predominant; preponderance
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Today's Holiday


Okunchi Matsuri

The Okunchi Festival in Nagasaki dates back to the 17th century, when many Chinese lived in the city and when both Dutch and Chinese traders regularly anchored their ships there. The festival pays tribute to these traders by presenting both a Dutch dance and a Chinese dragon dance, along with street fairs and other entertainment. The Okunchi Festival also features the traditional procession of the mikoshi—the ornate palanquin on which the local deity is believed to descend for a ride as it is carried through the streets. More... Discuss


Idiom of the Day

have more than one string to (one's) bow

To have multiple viable options or alternatives available in the event that the current course of action, circumstance, opportunity, etc., does not work out. More... Discuss