ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – has picked its word of the year.

The word is ‘complicit’. Online look ups spiked nearly 300 percent over last year. Use the word hit a number of hot buttons, from natural disasters to politics, even a spoof commercial on Saturday Night Live. In March, Scarlett Johansson played Ivanka Trump in a slinky gold dress hawking a fragrance called Complicit. Trump earlier had said she did not know what it means to be complicit. Other words in contention: tarnation, horologist, shrinkage, intersex and totality.

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