Word of the Day
supernatural [ˌsuːpərˈnætʃərəl] adj.
If something is supernatural, it is not real or explainable by natural law.
The dragon had supernatural powers such as flying and breathing fire.

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Idiom of the Day
(to) wash one's hands of
to remove any association with; to stop being part of something; to refuse to take responsibility for
EXAMPLE: When Molly realized her business partners were selling stolen goods, she decided to wash her hands of the whole business.

ORIGIN: This expression comes from the Bible. Pontius Pilate, a Roman official, announced before a crowd that he wouldn't save Jesus from execution. Then he washed his hands in front of the crowd, symbolically washing away the responsibility.

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