Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Myrmidon

Merriam Webster Word of the Day ----

myrmidon \'MER-muh-dahn\ noun

Meaning : a loyal follower; especially : a subordinate who executes orders unquestioningly or unscrupulously

Example Sentence The boss was more likely to offer promotions to her myrmidons than to those workers who occasionally questioned her tactics or proposed alternate solutions.

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