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Word of the Day – Gracile

By January 14, 2018 Word of the Day

Gracile (adj)


Attractively slender or thin.

Early 17th century: from Latin gracilis ‘slender’.

Example sentences

“She’s so ladylike and gracile, I can hardly take my eyes off her.”

Word of the Day – Isagogics

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Isagogics (adj)


Introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis.

Mid 19th century: plural of isagogic, via Latin from Greek eisagōgikos, from eisagōgē ‘introduction’, from eis ‘into’ + agein ‘to lead’.

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