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Skulduggery – WordWednesdayFun

Skulduggery is such a fantastic word! It isn’t a case of   onomatopoeia but it is certainly sound symbolism. Say it out loud to yourself. It conjures up images of the very essence of its meaning 🙂 Merriam-Webster: Skulduggery Once more I go to Merriam-Webster for the dictionary definition of this word. skulduggery noun skul·dug·gery Simple Definition : secret or dishonest behavior or activity Full Definition plural skul·dug·ger·ies : underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; also : a devious device or trick Examples  in a sentence <the company’s apparently healthy bottom line was merely an illusion, the result of years of accounting skulduggery> Did You Know? The word can also be spelled “skullduggery,” was first documented in the mid-19th century spelled as “scull-duggery.” Etymologists aren’t sure exactly how the word arrived in…

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