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Word of the day for August 22
talking head n
  1. (idiomatic, also attributive) A journalist or pundit, especially one on television, who presents or discusses issues of the day.
PointingHand.svg Charles Francis Jenkins, one of the inventors of television, was born on this day in 1867.

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Word of the day for August 21
occultation n
  1. (astronomy) An astronomical event that occurs when one celestial object is hidden by another celestial object that passes between it and the observer when the nearer object appears larger and completely hides the more distant object.
  2. The state of being occult (hidden, undetected).
  3. (Shia Islam) The disappearance of the messianic figure, or Mahdi, who will one day return to the world.
PointingHand.svg On this day in 2017, a total solar eclipse is visible within a band across the contiguous United States, the first time since June 8, 1918.

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Word of the day for August 20
underbelly n
  1. The underside of an animal.
  2. The underside of any thing.
  3. (figuratively) The side which is not normally seen, normally a dark, immoral place.

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