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Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/05/2009

amalgamate (verb)
\uh-MAL-guh-mayt\ Hear it!
What does it mean?
1 : to unite in a combination or mixture of different elements2 : to combine into a single body : merge
How do you use it?
The two companies amalgamated into a single corporation, but each still serves customers chiefly in its own section of the country.
Are you a word wiz?

Which of these words do you think are synonyms of “amalgamate“?

A. isolate, segregate

B. challenge, defy

C. distribute, disseminate

D. fuse, blend

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