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Jun 1, 2017
This week’s theme
Portmanteaux (blend words)

This week’s words
glocalize
solunar
judder
dripple
masstige

Brexit
Brexit (British + Exit)

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dripple

PRONUNCIATION:
(DRIP-uhl)

MEANING:
verb intr.: To flow in a small stream or to fall in drops.

ETYMOLOGY:
A blend of drip and dribble. Earliest documented use: 1821.

USAGE:
“They dripple down the wall into the stairwell and they look fabulous.”
Finding Art in the Natural World; Taranaki Daily News (New Plymouth, New Zealand); Apr 23, 2016.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it. -Alanis Morissette, musician (b. 1 June 1974)

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