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International News Archive - February 06, 2013

Powerful 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Triggers Deadly Tsunami

Villages on the Solomon Islands were struck by an 8.0 magnitude earthquake Wednesday, triggering a deadly tsunami. Coastal Pacific communities as far away as Hawaii and Australia were also on high alert following the temblor.

Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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