Vocabulary lessons from the campaign trail

- Despite an election year that's rendered most of our brains completely numb, believe it or not we voters actually learned a lot this campaign season. Donald and Hillary learned quite a bit, too, like what not to say when the mics are on and when they think they're not.

Trump learned that our president is in fact a U.S. citizen. And Clinton learned the letter "C" stands for "classified."

But she wasn't the only one who got a lesson in vocabulary, according to Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com, which have kept track of all the words we've been looking up after every major election event.

While they were stumping the vote, these politicians used words that stumped us: words like demagogue, misogyny, Hobson's choice, socialism, fascism, unctuous, juggernaut, deplorable, and (thanks to Wednesday night's final debate) hombre.

Those are the words many people hadn't heard of before the election. Now how about the words we never want to hear again? 

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