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摘要: Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 15, 2022 is: meander • \mee-AN-der\  &#...

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 15, 2022 is:

meander • \mee-AN-der\  • verb

Meander means "to wander aimlessly or casually" or "to follow a winding or intricate course."

// The couple spent the afternoon meandering around the seaside town.

// The stream meanders through the canyon.

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Examples:

"Seeking a respite from the frantic pace of the digital world, we turned to 'The Unwinding: And Other Dreamings.' … [We] meandered through the pages, absorbed in peaceful fragments of prose and Morris's elaborate watercolors." — Julian Wray and Sam Mathisson, The Michigan Daily, 10 Dec. 2021

Did you know?

Meander comes from Greek Maiandros, an old name for a winding river in Asia Minor that is now known as the Menderes. Despite this origin, the word is more commonly used to refer to a person's wandering course than a river's.



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