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Certain words can leave some people perplexed.

These are the 10 most confusing words in the English language

The most-looked up words in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary give us a peek into the most confusing words in the English language.
Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary."

Scrabble added 300 new words to its dictionary — these are the 22 most controversial ones you can use to win

Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary." From puggle to OK, here are the wildest new words that are officially Scrabble-ready.

22 words you won’t believe were actually added to the dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena. Some of these words, however, are just silly, period. See the worst offenders.
Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have multiple meanings.

10 words in the English language with the most definitions

The word "run" is anticipated to have approximately 645 different meanings in the next Oxford English Dictionary, set for a 2037 release.
Aretha Franklin died without a will.

The 10 words people couldn’t stop looking up in 2018, according to Merriam-Webster

Words like "nationalism," "pansexual," and "laurel" from the notorious "laurel or yanny" debate were some of the most looked-up words of 2018.

Merriam-Webster’s 2018 word of the year has appeared in political headlines nonstop for months

People looked up "justice" 74% more than they did in 2017 as it was at the heart of many national conversations in 2018, the dictionary said.
Scrabble players can now play the word OK.

‘OK’ was just added to the Scrabble dictionary, and experts are saying it could change how Scrabble is played

Scrabble players can now play the word "OK," according to the latest update to the Scrabble dictionary released on Monday. Not everyone agrees with the decision, but there's no question it will change Scrabble strategy for expert players.

11 innocent-seeming things that have been banned from schools over the years

Many unexpected things have been banned from schools over the years. Backpacks, hooded sweatshirts, and bottled water are off limits at some US schools. Even seemingly innocent things like the dictionary and the game of tag have been banned before.
Each year, new words are added to the dictionary.

10 words you didn’t know were officially part of the dictionary

The dictionary is a living document that changes as our language does. Every year, new words are created and added to the dictionary. Merriam-Webster added 850 words and definitions to the dictionary in March 2018. Here are 10 words you didn’t know were part of the dictionary.

The 9 words that defined 2017

From fidget spinners to feminism, 2017 was a year unlike any other. Here are the nine words of the year.