Word of the Day – Frabjous

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Frabjous (adj)

frab-jus

Delightful; joyous.

1871: coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking Glass, apparently to suggest fair and joyous.

Example sentences

“Oh what a frabjous day we had today!”

Word of the Day – Anathema

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Anathema (noun)

an-ath-em-a

Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.

Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.

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