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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - William Proxmire, a Democrat who spent three decades in the U.S. Senate battling what he thought was wasteful and senseless government spending, died on Thursday at the age of 90, congressional officials said.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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