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The 'Weekend Edition' Word Bee

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The 'Weekend Edition' Word Bee

The 'Weekend Edition' Word Bee

The 'Weekend Edition' Word Bee

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Do you know what "abjure" means? The editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries think you should. 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know has just been published in paperback and NPR's Scott Simon uses the list to test the vocabulary acumen of a few NPR editors. The full list is of 100 words is available at www.ahdictionary.com.