Justice Is 2018 Word Of The Year

The 2018 Merriam-Webster Word of the Year is justice.  It was a top search, up 74 percent over 2017.  The dictionary pointed out that many of the national debates over the past year have revolved around justice, from racial justice and social justice to criminal justice and economic justice.  

There were also many stories involving the word, including the contentious nomination process of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the Russia probe being handled by the Justice Department.

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