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"Surreal" is 2016's top word

Dec 19, 2016
The runner-ups include "bigly", "deplorables" and "irregardless".
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Merriam-Webster says searches for "fascism" have surged

Nov 14, 2016
Also "bigot," "xenophobe," "racism," "socialism"...
Protestors hold signs against President-elect Donald Trump in front of the White House the day after the election.
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