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Word of the Day.
Merriam Webster, Inc., the dictionary people. You can either subscribe
to their free daily service or explore their archives.
Word a Day. Colin O'Malley maintains this Website.
Users can visit the Website or have the Word a Day e-mailed to
them. Words are arranged in meaningful groups and defined in detail,
with plenty of examples.
New York Times Word of the Day.
Every weekday, a word is
chosen from the archives of the New York Times.
a Better Vocabulary.
This site maintained by Capital
Community College contains suggestions for improving vocabulary, links
to various vocabulary building sources, and a number of quizzes designed
for college-level work. They include a number of words that are alleged
to appear on the Scholastic Aptitude Tests and Graduate Record Exams
from year to year.
Mavens’ Word of the Day.
This site was maintained by
the Reference division of Random House. It ceased operation in December
2001, but the archives are still available online.
University. This vocabulary building site features a variety
of puzzles and activities at various grade levels. The site also
includes vocabulary preparation for the ACT and SAT exams and links to a
number of other word-related web sites.