Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.

These ‘news words’ are accepted by audiences for their implied meaning. But often loaded words are misused or used out of context. The actual definitions can be different than what is implied.

Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media, and a news and Twitter feed on the subject.

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A point between two different situations or states, when a person or thing is poised between the two or just about to move from one to the other.

On cusp of election, polls still tight: The latest round of polling out this weekend has not cleared up what President Obama’s or Mitt Romney’s prospects are for victory on Election Day.

Steve Chaggaris, CBS News