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woolly

PRONUNCIATION:
(WOOL-ee)

MEANING:
adjective:
1. Fuzzy; unclear; confused; vague; disorganized; rough.
2. Of or relating to wool.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Old English wull.

USAGE:
"Edward Scicluna: This woolly and opaque way of reporting and forecasting must stop."
Charlot Zahra; Is Restarting the Excessive Deficit Procedure Justified? Business Today (Malta); May 13, 2009.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
"The last word" is the most dangerous of infernal machines; and husband and wife should no more fight to get it than they would struggle for the possession of a lighted bomb-shell. -Douglas William Jerrold, playwright and humorist (1803-1857)

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