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 thing that has been followed or replaced by another.

Fossil studies suggest they began to dominate over their toothed predecessors starting around 90 million years ago when elevated levels of carbon dioxide caused important microscopic marine creatures to go extinct, interrupting food chains and triggering mass extinctions.

Jim Algar, Tech Times