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Lucubrate

[LOO-kyə-brayt]

Part of speech: verb

Origin: Latin, early 17th century

1.

Write or study, especially by night.

2.

Produce scholarly written material.

Examples of Lucubrate in a sentence

"Elliott was known to lucubrate past midnight during finals week."

"Maryann lucubrated an academic journal on Egyptian history."

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