Kangaroo word is a playful term for a word that carries within it a synonym of itself. Examples include regulate (rule), indolent (idle), and encourage (urge).
Are you as good at things as you think you are?
When you look at this photo, what do you see?
A brilliant mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer, Hypatia was one of the great thinkers of the ancient world (the only woman for whom such a claim can be made).
A teenager from Belgium claimed she got the shock of her life when she asked for a few small tattoo stars and awoke to find half her face covered in them.
Henry Ziegland thought he had dodged fate.
A 22-year-old woman, shot in the chest while dancing at an Oshawa nightclub, didn’t realize she had been wounded with a gun until the next day, police said.