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crossword

[ kraws-wurd, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌwɜrd, ˈkrɒs- /
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noun
a crossword puzzle.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of crossword

First recorded in 1910–15
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