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faint-hearted

Definition: Lacking conviction or boldness or courage.
Synonyms: timid
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Idiom of the Day

there is (a) method to (one's) madness

There is a specific, rational purpose in what one is doing or planning, even though it may seem crazy or absurd to another person.
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French Quarter Festival

The French Quarter Festival celebrates Louisiana's distinctive musical and culinary traditions. Held in New Orleans, the festival features performances by local and other Louisiana musicians as well as those foreign musicians influenced by Louisiana's musical traditions. Scores of bands perform at various sites throughout the French Quarter (also called the Vieux Carré). Sixty local restaurants operate food booths on the festival grounds, offering spectators the best in Louisiana cooking. In recent years, close to 300,000 people have attended this three-day event. More...
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Accountability, n.: The mother of caution.
Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914)
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Today's topic: tower

tower - A group of giraffes. More...

spire, steeple - A spire is the tall pointed roof of a tower or the tall pointed structure on top of a steeple; a steeple is the tower plus the spire. More...

ziggurat - A tower in the form of a terraced pyramid. More...

Big Ben - Not the clock in the tower of the Houses of Parliament but the bell itself. More...

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