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Word of the Day – Aug. 19 – Contumely

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Contumely  (kahn-TOO-muh-lee)

Definition: Harsh language or treatment arising from haughtiness and contempt; also,  an instance of such language or treatment.

Example sentence: Deeply hurt by the contumely directed at her, Charlotte burst into tears and ran out of the room.

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