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"Binge-watch" and "throw shade" now new words in dictionary

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The newest additions to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary certainly reflect modern culture.

The phrases side-eye, binge-watch and throw shade have been added to the dictionary. On Tuesday, the dictionary announced it added more than 1,000 words.

Criteria for new words are frequency of use, widespread use and meaningful use.

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