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2009-08-07 14:03:19

An 18-year-old South Florida student was declared the winner of the Fox hit show, So You Think You Can Dance. Jeanine Mason, who receives a $250,000 cash prize, said she plans to attend UCLA and major in journalism, even though dance and theater interest her, The Miami Herald reported Friday. The Miami-area Ransom Everglades School graduate, began dancing at age 3, taking classes in ballet and lyrical dance, but said she now specializes in contemporary dance. "Ballet is beautiful, but I just...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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