"fiend": in anyone's active vocab?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Wed Nov 9 23:37:43 UTC 2005

I think "fiend" is one of a group of words largely restricted to headlines,
largely because of brevity or conciseness.There are others. For example: I
don't think I ever use the verb "wed", and I seldom if ever hear it in
conversation, although I see and understand it in the headlines.

-- Doug Wilson

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