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A.Word.A.Day--fantabulous

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fantabulous (fan-TAB-yuh-luhs) adjective

Slang. Marvelously excellent.

[Blend of fantastic and fabulous.]

"At last week's Polo for the Pops benefit in Fort Worth, your humble scribe here played opposite developer Ed Bass in a polo match at the Upchurch family's fantabulous Brushy Creek Polo Ranch." Alan Peppard, It's a Wynne - Wynne - Wynne situation, The Dallas Morning News, Jun 9, 1996.

(This week you discover the themes of the words. Each word belongs to one of the previous themes listed in http://wordsmith.org/awad/themes.html )

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Hope: Desire and expectation rolled into one. -Ambrose Bierce, writer (1842-1914) [The Devil's Dictionary, 1906]


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