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A.Word.A.Day--fantabulous

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fantabulous (fan-TAB-yuh-luhs) adjective

Slang. Marvelously excellent.

[Blend of fantastic and fabulous.]

"At last week's Polo for the Pops benefit in Fort Worth, your humble scribe here played opposite developer Ed Bass in a polo match at the Upchurch family's fantabulous Brushy Creek Polo Ranch." Alan Peppard, It's a Wynne - Wynne - Wynne situation, The Dallas Morning News, Jun 9, 1996.

(This week you discover the themes of the words. Each word belongs to one of the previous themes listed in the archives.)

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Hope: Desire and expectation rolled into one. -Ambrose Bierce, writer (1842-1914) [The Devil's Dictionary, 1906]

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