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Words To The Wise

Online dictionary

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Quick now, what's an alpaca? How about a cinchona? Next timeyou surf across a word you don't recognize, find the meaningwith GuruNet (, a 753K .Simply put your mouse cursor on the word and click ALT. GuruNetactivates, looks up the word and gives the definition. It'sfast, effortless-and free.

Note: GuruNet only works when you're online, but that'sjust dandy when the word you need to know is on a Web page.

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