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2006-07-16 15:32:35

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - Arkansas Lt. Gov. Win Rockefeller, 57, a great-grandson of Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller, died on Sunday of complications relating to a blood disorder, a spokesman said in a statement. Rockefeller, a wealthy Republican, was nearing the end of his second four-year term as lieutenant governor. He was diagnosed with myeloproliferative disorder last year, prompting him to end his campaign for governor. Rockefeller was...


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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