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Wednesday Winner: Pleonasm

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Today’s Word of the Day was submitted by Jerry A. of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Pleonasm means “the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; redundancy.”

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8 Comments

  1. A. King -  December 3, 2016 - 3:31 am

    I remember an old gangster movie where one of the molls is given a lesson on pleonasm with a simple example… ‘on account of because’

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  2. Vedha -  November 20, 2016 - 5:54 am

    Quite a coincidence that we can define pleonasm as the neoplasm of words.

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    • Teevrta -  November 24, 2016 - 9:31 pm

      this is awesome!

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  3. Chandan Barman -  November 17, 2016 - 6:21 am

    Life is Cricket Games . You a Batsman & Life’s Opportunity A Ball No Wicket No Keeper. One Balls (Life’s Opportunity) You Miss . Don’t Lost Take Care Next Balls. Life’s Opportunity A Biggest Future Facility Of Your Life.

    – @cplinfochandan

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  4. Cyn Grant -  November 17, 2016 - 5:10 am

    The word I would like to see defined as your word of the day is deshabille. Thank you for considering that word.

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  5. Ulka S Patil -  November 17, 2016 - 3:03 am

    Vanquish

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  6. Pamfam2004 -  November 16, 2016 - 7:48 pm

    Was up

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    • Pamfam2004 -  November 16, 2016 - 7:49 pm

      Nothing much hah

      Reply

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