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Word of the Day: Persnickety #motownwriters

WORD OF THE DAY
Persnickety
pər-ˈsni-kə-tē
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Scottish English
1

Overly concerned with minor details

2

Finicky or very particular

3

Requiring very precise or careful attention

Examples of Persnickety in a sentence

“He considered himself a foodie and was very persnickety about the restaurants he patronized.”

“Her persnickety ways often kept her from meeting deadlines.”

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Word of the Day: Apotheosis #motownwriters

Apotheosis
ə-ˌpä-thē-ˈō-səs
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Ancient Greek
1

The best point in something’s development

2

A perfect example

3

The act of raising someone to a divine level

Examples of Apotheosis in a sentence

“Her work with lab rats is the apotheosis of cancer research in the scientific community.”

“He is the apotheosis of kindness, treating everyone with dignity and respect.”

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