Morning Update for Friday, August 18, 2017

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Happy Friday, NYC! Currently: Rain 🌧 and 74 °F (23 °C), headed for a high of 81 °F.

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Word of the Day

Today's word of the day from Wordsmith.org: spread-eagle - noun: An emblematic representation of an eagle with outspread wings. verb tr.: To position someone with arms and legs stretched out. verb intr.: 1. To assume the form of a spread eagle. 2. To be boastful or bombastic in a display of nationalistic pride. adjective: 1. Lying with arms and legs stretched out. 2. Boastful or bombastic in a display of nationalistic pride.


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