Oxford Dictionaries picks 'toxic' as word of year
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2018 was toxic.

That's the view of the esteemed Oxford Dictionaries, the British publisher that has been been defining language -- and our times -- for over 150 years.

It has chosen the word as its annual "Word of the Year," arguing that it's "the sheer scope of its application that has made it the standout choice," a video posted on the Dictionary's twitter page explains.

Strictly defined as "poisonous," Oxford Dictionaries says that its research shows that "this year more than ever, people...

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