Word of the Day – Epistolary

By September 7, 2016Word of the Day

Epistolary (adj)


Relating to the writing of letters.

Originally from Latin, and gives its name to literary works written as a series of letters or messages.

Example sentences

“It’s one of my favourite epistolary novels!”

“We keep an epistolary relationship, even after all these years.”

Word of the Day – Minarchy

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Minarchy (noun)


Minimal government; specifically a (hypothetical) form of government that does not interfere with individual rights and civil liberties, and that has itself no right to levy taxes upon legitimately acquired property.

1960s; earliest use found in Ralph Borsodi (1888–1977). From min- + -archy.
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