Word of the Day – Harbinger

By May 19, 2017Word of the Day

Harbinger (noun)

har-bin-jer

A person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another.

Middle English: from Old French herbergere, from herbergier ‘provide lodging for’, from herberge ‘lodging’

Example sentences

“People wondered if the heat was just a spring anomaly or a harbinger of summer.”

Word of the Day – Proselyte

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Proselyte (noun)

pros-u-lye-t

A person who has converted from one opinion, religion, or party to another.

Late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek prosēluthos ‘stranger, convert’, from prosēluth-, past stem of proserkhesthai ‘approach’.

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