Word of the Day – Aug. 14 – Maverick

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Noun: Maverick (MAV-rik)

Definition:

1. An unbranded range animal; especially: a motherless calf.

2. An independent individual who does not go along with a group or party.

Sample sentence: The award-winning columnist was regarded as a political maverick who clashed with his colleagues on many issues.

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