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A.Word.A.Day--snuggery

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This week's theme: odd-looking words.

snuggery (SNUG-uh-ree) noun

A snug, cozy place.

[From snug, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

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

-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)

"The day when the Winter Olympics could be held in lovely mountain snuggeries like St. Moritz and Cortina has long passed." John Powers; Expansion Put Games on a Grander Scale; Boston Globe; Feb 24, 1992.

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