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2008-08-25 09:00:46

By Brian Knowlton, Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny John M. Broder contributed from Springfield, Illinois; Carl Hulse contributed from Washington; and Dalia Sussman from New York. * Democratic delegates from across the country and around the world converged here Sunday, many of whom said they were energized by the choice of Joseph Biden Jr. to be Senator Barack Obama's running mate, as party leaders sought to patch up resentments and rivalries lingering from the primaries. The...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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