Visual Thesaurus Word of the Day
Tuesday, April 21st annulment That Never Happened Word of the Day:
You'll probably see nul (from Latin nullum, "nothing") at the core of this word, and that's a good clue to its meaning: the underlying verb, annul, originally meant "reduce to nothing" and developed into "make ineffective." We salute it today, the 400th anniversary of the ascent of Henry VIII to the English throne. He found annulment so convenient and successful that he practiced it multiple times!