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Oxford's Word of the Year: Toxic

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It's official: 2018 is toxic. Oxford Dictionaries has chosen "toxic" as its international word of the year. Oxford University Press monitors changes in the English language and each year selects a word that catches the annual mood. Oxford's lexicographers said it's "the sheer scope of its applications that has made it the standout choice." Traditionally defined as "poisonous," Oxford said people are also using the word to describe...

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