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Today's Word "verbiage"

An overabundance of words on

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verbiage \VUR-bee-ij\ (noun) - 1 : An overabundance of words; wordiness. 2 : Manner or style of expression; diction.

"I'm aware that I may be boring you, I'm cognizant of the fact that I have a tendency to excessive verbiage..." -- David Bosworth, 'The Death of Descartes'

 

Verbiage comes from French, ultimately from Latin verbum, "word."

 

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