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Word of the day: “xanthophylls” - the class of pigments responsible for the yellows in both autumn leaves & egg-yolks….

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Words of the day: “empty forest” - a forest or jungle ecosystem that has lost its large mammals due to defaunation, while its…

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Word of the day: “dree” - to endure, bear with fortitude that which is wearisome, to last out (Scots). A “dree” is both a hard…

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Words of the day: “terrain vague” - apparently empty or abandoned interstitial spaces in towns & cities; e.g. vacant lots,…

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Word of the day: “defaunation” - the loss of animal populations & species across all forms of disappearance; from extinction to…

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