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Word To The Wise: Weigh Your Adjectives in 2021

“Hurrah! Finally! Phew!” These words aptly describe the arrival of 2021 since 2020 was exhausting. In fact, “exhausting” is the first word readers of The Washington Post chose to summarize the past year. “Lost,” “chaotic,” “relentless” and “surreal” were also mentioned. Yet “stunning,” “breathtaking,” “extraordinary” and “remarkable” failed to rank as high even though these words are commonly […]