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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1. Intensely hot; 2. Constantly moving or active.

The manslaughter conviction of Oscar Pistorius Friday did nothing to ease the seething anger of his victim’s parents who raged at his acquittal on murder charges a day earlier.

New York Daily News