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April 25 2017

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Today in History for 25th April 2017
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United Negro College Fund Established (1944)
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Karel Appel (1921)
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walloping

Definition: (noun) A sound thrashing or defeat.
Synonyms: debacle, drubbing, thrashing, trouncing, whipping, slaughter.
Usage: The tournament was an embarrassment, with our team receiving a thorough walloping from the opponent.
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April 24 2017

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Today in History for 24th April 2017
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Sue Taylor Grafton (1940)
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Radiocarbon Dating
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pauperism

Definition: (noun) A state of extreme poverty or destitution.
Synonyms: indigence, penury, need.
Usage: Two children begged for money on the subway, and their pauperism weighed heavily on the minds of the train's passengers.
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Hersheypark Opens in Pennsylvania (1907)

April 23 2017

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Today in History for 23rd April 2017
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Max Planck (1858)
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apostasy

Definition: (noun) Abandonment of one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
Synonyms: defection, renunciation.
Usage: He had been very devoted to his cause, so when he declared his apostasy to the crowd, there was an audible gasp.
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Grand National Assembly of Turkey Is Founded (1920)
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