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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: An act of canceling.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin recision (cutting back), from recidere (to cut back), from caedere (to cut).
USAGE:"Democrats want to limit cancellations to the first 18 months of coverage and require insurers to obtain approval from regulators before revoking a policy. Schwarzenegger wants to let insurers keep the recision option but impose new rules intended to thoroughly vet people's medical histories."
Jordan Rau; Health Insurance Ambition Narrows; Los Angeles Times; Aug 4, 2008.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him. -H.L. Mencken, writer, editor, and critic (1880-1956)