Word of the Week Wednesday: emblazon


This Wednesday’s Word of the Week is: emblazon.

Emblazon means to inscribe, decorate or celebrate.

It’s used extensively in heraldry, as is an image emblazoned on an escutcheon.

The sense of being inscribed is used in the Morrissey song: “Break Up The Family“: “The strange logic in your clumsiest line it stayed emblazoned on my mind

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About Dan Kingsepp, ACS, ALS
I'm starting this blog to share my thought on the use of the English language and my experiences as a Toastmaster.

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