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Examples

  • This war will have to introduce a new word for that process, just as the last one introduced "camouflage."

    Mrs. Miniver

  • Pronounced “protee OM-iks,” the hot new word in the cutting-edge community means “the study of the way proteins expressed by genes interact inside cells, especially to determine differences in protein action between diseased cells and healthy ones.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • That is so good, and so twisty, and so shadowy, and so chewy, and so boomerangy, that it requires the forging of a new word for “beauty.”

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

  • Sometimes a new word revived an image that some earlier experience had engraved on my brain.

    The Story of My Life

  • But the new word altruism — the translation of “love thy neighbour as thyself” — is slowly finding its way into current Christian speech.

    The Greatest Thing in the World And Other Addresses

  • Then it occurred to me that with the help of this new word I might succeed in straightening out the "mug-milk" difficulty.

    The Story of My Life

  • Not even opposition will oppose the hot new word shoving everybody around the capital.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • “Clothes,” Gavreel said, underscoring the new word for Azrael.

    Surrender the Dark

  • That was the process of learning a new word processor.

    Yon Ill Wind

  • An ephebos was an Athenian youth of eighteen or so in training for citizenship; the new word is pronounced “ef-FEE-bo-file.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

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    October 30, 2013