Word of the Day – Peradventure

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Peradventure (adv)

per-ad-ven-tchu

Perhaps.

Middle English: from Old French per (or par) auenture ‘by chance’.

Example sentences

“Peradventure I don’t want to go that way.”

Word of the Day – Gerundive

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Gerundive (noun) (grammar)

jer-un-div

A form of a Latin verb, ending in -ndus (declinable) and functioning as an adjective meaning ‘that should or must be done’.

Middle English (in the sense ‘gerund’): from late Latin gerundivus (modus) ‘gerundive (mood)’, from gerundium (see gerund).

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