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Today's word: diminishment
Definition: The act or process of decreasing: a reduction or curtailment
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Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas previews amazing, useful, wacky devices heading to stores

American and foreign tech companies last week introduced gaming hardware, digital appliances, vehicle accessories and other gee-whiz inventions designed to enrich our families' lives. Some could be available this year. The setting was a four-day...

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Oceans are warming faster than expected, scientists say


The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, according to a new report in the journal Science. New measurements, aided by an international network of 3,900 ...

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This week's word in the news: DIMINISHMENT

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The act or process of decreasing: a reduction or curtailment

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Denver epitomizes this diminishment of nature in the city, a trend worldwide with 55 percent of humanity living in urban areas and a projected 2.5 billion more people on the way by 2050.
The Denver Post -- 01/14/2019

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