WORD UP! Do you know what words of the year mean?

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What are words worth?

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Oxford Dictionary has revealed 2016 Words of the Year ... but what are they and, moreover, what's their meaning?

Here's a timely chance to test your knowledge of the shortlist (soundtracked here by Little Mix's Word Up) in a 21st century "Call My Bluff" kind of way, ​starting with this year's winning word, less controversial than 2015's “face with tears of joy” emoji winner. ‘It’s not surprising our choice reflects year dominated by highly-charged political and social discourse," confirmed Oxford Dictionaries president Casper Grathwohl.