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May 14, 2005

Word of the Week #3


troglodyte \TRAHG-luh-dyte\ noun

1 : a member of any of various peoples (as in antiquity) who lived or were reputed to live chiefly in caves
*2 : a person characterized by reclusive habits or outmoded or reactionary attitudes

Example sentence:
Eva regarded her parents as troglodytes because of their dislike for modern music.

Thank you Merriam-Webster Online

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Posted by Sissy at May 14, 2005 11:59 PM