Saint,1474–1540, Italian ecclesiastic, founder of the Ursuline order.
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Why Tergiversate Is Our 2011 Word Of The YearThere are essentially two ways to pick a “word of the year.” One common approach is to select from words whose common usage reflects some quality of the year past. Expect to see occupy, winning, etc., on many selections this December. Another way involves actually using the dictionary. Is there a word that captures the character of 2011, regardless of its popularity or ubiquity? In …
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