Word of the Day – Nov. 21 – Ratiocination

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Noun: Ratiocination  (rat-ee-oh-suh-NAY-shun)

Definition:

1. The process of exact thinking: reasoning.

2. A reasoned train of thought.

Sample sentence: Edgar Allan Poe’s detective story “Murder in the Rue Morgue” is said to be his first work of ratiocination.

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