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Today's Word "Conversant"

Having familiarity by study or experience on

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conversant \kuhn-VUHR-suhnt\ (adjective) - Having familiarity by study or experience.

"Seeing as she was passingly conversant with the techniques involved in the deactivation of improvised explosive devices from watching the 'A-Team," Jen decided that she was just the person to take care of the situation in the two minutes that remained."

 

From Middle English conversaunt (associated with), present participle of converser, from Latin conversari (to associate with).

 

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