"fiend": in anyone's active vocab?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 10 00:39:42 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.
and the verb "nix".


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