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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Remove from office suddenly and forcefully.

Deposed Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi, declared dead Thursday, was an eccentric junior military officer who seized power in a coup and 42 years later lost his country in a bloody revolt as rebels backed by NATO warplanes swept into his battered capital, Tripoli.

Jeffrey Fleishman & David Lamb, Los Angeles Times