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Nerve-wracking or nerve-racking?

Pick your poison. Dear Word Detective: So the...
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Medicine / Medication

Take two aspirin and call me a cab. Dear Word...
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Peckish

Visions of woodpecker stew. Dear Word...
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Pull in one’s horns / Dribs and drabs

Bit by bit. Dear Word Detective: I am wondering...
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Feud / Feudal

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