Word of the day

Aftermath – something that results or follows from an event, especially one of a disastrous or unfortunate nature; consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune; the period immediately following a usually ruinous event; a second growth of grass, springing back after the first is mown; new grass growing after mowing or harvest.

I didn’t know the second-growth meaning, and only do thanks to the reader who pointed me to this:

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