Posted on 12/17/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Merriam Webster’s word of the year for 2018 has been announced as “justice.”

Driving its popularity was its use as a synonym for “judge,” shorthand for the Department of Justice, and inclusion in other hot phrases like racial justice, social justice, criminal justice, and economic justice.

Take a trip back through 2018 by reading the full list, which includes three entries directly linked to celebrity deaths, two directly linked to celebrity insults, and a few other memorable moments.

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