Word of the Day – Jan. 20 – Fustian

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Noun: Fustian (FUSS-chun)

Definition:

1. A strong cotton and linen fabric.

2. High-flown or affected writing or speech.

Sample sentence: Readers with a low tolerance for fustian may be put off by the writer’s style, but there is no denying that his arguments have merit.

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