Word of the Day: Animadversion

Today's Word of the Day is inspired by the fun-loving antics of Hugo Chavez. The leader of Venezuela came to the United Nations and had a word or two to say about President Bush. ("Devil," I believe, was one of them.)

It struck me that he was expressing this sentiment:

animadversion (an-uh-mad-VUHR-zhuhn). noun: 1. Harsh criticism or disapproval. 2. Remarks by way of criticism and usually of censure -- often used with 'on'.
Stay tuned. It's possible President Bush will express his own animadversion toward Hugo.



  • Greg Kandra

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