Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Besmirch
Pronunciation: /bih-SMERCH/
 
Definition: (verb)
 
1) to cause harm or damage to : sully, soil
2) damage the reputation of (someone or something) in the opinion of others
3) to soil; tarnish; discolor
4) to detract from the honor or luster of
 
Etymology: Early 17th century: from be- + smirch.
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Quote of the Day

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Yehuda Berg