Posted by: thefourwinds | August 26, 2008

Underrated, underused words, pt.1

Here’s a short post on what I hope will be a recurring topic:  underrated, underused words. 

Today’s underrated, underused word:  subterfuge.  What a great word!  The spelling, the pronunciation, and the meaning:  exquisite!  Subterfuge is a deceptive device or strategem or the art of deceiving, eluding, or evading. 

Thanks to Larry Felser, who’s been a sportswriter for longer than I’ve been alive, for this gem.  See the third paragraph in his commentary here.



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