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Today's word are:

neuralgia

|n(y)oŏˈraljə|

noun

  • Intense, typically intermittent pain along the course of a nerve, esp. in the head or face.

ORIGIN: From Greek neuron, "nerve" + algos, "pain".


wobbly

|ˈwäb(ə)lē|

adjective ( -blier , -bliest )

  • Tending to move unsteadily from side to side : The car had a wobbly wheel.
  • (of a person or their legs) weak and unsteady from illness, tiredness, or anxiety.
  • (of a person, action or state) uncertain, wavering, or insecure : The evening gets off to a wobbly start.
  • (of a speaker, singer, or voice) having a tendency to move out of tone or slightly vary in pitch.
  • (of a line or handwriting) not straight or regular; shaky.

ORIGIN: Unknown, First Known Use: 1914.