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A.Word.A.Day--pixilated

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This week's theme: words to describe people.

pixilated (PIK-suh-layt-id) adjective

1. Mentally unbalanced; eccentric.

2. Whimsical.

[From pixie, a mischievous fairylike creature.]

See more usage examples of pixilated in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)

"Robert De Niro redeems himself after his disastrous work in 'The Fan' by displaying a refreshing flair for screwball comedy as Bessie's pixilated physician, Dr. Wally." James Verniere; 'Marvin's Room' Hits Home; Boston Herald; Jan 10, 1997.

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There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862)

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