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Word of the Day: MYRIAD
myriad (noun) - exactly 10,000 or or indefinitely great number of persons or things. [mir-ee-uhd]
BREAKDOWN: MYRIA- (ten thousand) + -AD (group or unit)
ALTERNATE USES: myriad can also be used as an adjective to describe something innumerable or infinitely varied, but usage as a noun (“a myriad of”) is more common.
“The chief internal enemies of any state are not spies nor saboteurs nor the paid agents of foreign governments. They are, on the contrary, those myriads of public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.” —Dalton Trumbo