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Aug 27, 2021
This week’s theme
Blend words

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grum
meld
splurge
greige
rumption

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with Anu Garg

rumption

PRONUNCIATION:
(RUHMP-shuhn)

MEANING:
noun: An uproar or commotion.

ETYMOLOGY:
Perhaps a blend of rumpus + ruction. Earliest documented use: 1802.

USAGE:
“Come down off your high ropes, Gus, and tell me what all this rumption is about!”
Maggie MacKeever; Our Tabby; Fawcett; 1987.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion. -Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, philosopher (27 Aug 1770-1831)

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