You have heard the old adage " A picture tells a thousand words" and by and large it is true. Yet sometimes a single word can be just as descriptive or emotive as a picture. If you love words or simply want to develop your vocabulary or use the English language better then you need the Daily Word from Dictionary.com. This online mega resource will send you a daily word from "Doctor Dictionary" with the word's meaning and a variety of uses. These are usually very well written sentences from well established sources ranging from The Guardian and New York Times to Hemingway. Today's word:
1. A group hired to applaud a performace
2. A group of fawning admirers
Charles Bukowski suffers from too good a press - a small but loudly enthusiastic claque
- Kenneth Rextroth "There's Poetry In A Ragged Hitch-Hiker" - New York Times, July 5, 1964
The garishly clad socialite entered her third envelope opening with a giggling claque of piglets in tow...
- Mark Myword "Who Invited You?" - Parnell Press, 2008
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