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Vernacular Meaning

Word: Immure (v.) to shut in; seclude, or confine.

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - syncretism - the attempted reconciliation or union of different or opposing principles, practices, or parties, as in philosophy or religion.

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In the early 16th century, a quid pro quo was something obtained from an apothecary. That's because when quid pro quo (New Latin for 'something for something') was first used in English, it referred

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