Today we're checking a rare word that fits snugly into crossword puzzles: olio.
Strictly speaking, in Spanish and Portuguese cooking, an olio is a stew with spiced meat and vegetables.
"The company were an olio of all sorts; peers, peeresses, honourables, and right honourables, jew brokers, demireps, lottery insurers, and quack doctors."
Explain the meaning of "olio" without saying "stew" or "jumble."
Fill in the blanks: "We used to subsist on _____; now we can sample from an olio of _____."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of OLIO is
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