Word of the Day – Prabble

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Prabble (noun)

prab-ul

A quarrel, a squabble.

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Dekker (c1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer. Representing a supposed Welsh English pronunciation of brabble.

Example sentences

“I tried to reason with her but all she wanted was the prabble.”

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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