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Today's word is:

abstruse

|abˈstro͞os|

adjective

Difficult to understand; obscure: An abstruse philosophical inquiry.

ORIGIN: late 16th cent.: from Latin abstrusus 'put away, hidden,' from abstrudere 'conceal,' from ab- 'from' + trudere 'to push.'

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