Tag Archives: Roget’s Thesaurus

What’s another term for hero?

I ask because I’ve spent a few hours trying to find one. If I’m suggesting we should not elevate heroes to godlike status, applaud but not worship people who’ve done terrific things…well, what should we call them? An admirable woman, … Continue reading

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What does the word “lie” mean?

“Lie” has many definitions but the only one I’m concerned with now is “To tell an untruth; to speak or write falsely…” The reason? Once again, the Twitterati are accusatory about how the New York Times’ reportage uses other terms … Continue reading

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