Word Of The Day 2-9-2017

carceral

adjective
KAHR-suh-rul

Definition

of, relating to, or suggesting a jail or prison

Examples

“The door opened, whining, rattling and groaning in keeping with all the rules of carceral counterpoint.” — Vladimir Nabokov, Invitation to a Beheading, 1959

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