Word of the Day – May 17 – Sesquipedalian

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Adjective: Sesquipedalian  (sess-kwuh-puh-DAIL-yun)

Definition:

1. Having many syllables: long.

2. Using long words.

Sample sentence: Jacob’s editor advised him to do away with much of the sesquipedalian prose he favored and opt for simpler words that would reach readers of all ages and backgrounds.

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