Word of the Day: invidious
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Word of the Day: invidious

invidious: calculated to create ill will or resentment or give offense; hateful

pronunciation: \ in-VID-ee-uhs \

example: The lover’s obsessiveness may also take the form of invidious comparisons between himself, or herself, and the rival.

Word of the Day: apostasy
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Word of the Day: apostasy

apostasy: The total desertion or departure from one’s faith, principles, or party.

pronunciation: \ uh-POS-tuh-see \

example: The French were advancing the holy cause of liberty; any American who criticized them was guilty of ” apostasy ” and “heresies.”