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2006-08-29 16:01:51

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Tuesday placed a hurricane watch on a portion of the U.S. East Coast from Georgia to North Carolina, even as Tropical Storm Ernesto failed to strengthen as it approached Florida. The Miami-based hurricane center said Ernesto could get back close to hurricane strength after emerging off Florida's northeast coast in a couple of days and curve back into the U.S. East Coast.


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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