Word of the Day – Rugose

By November 24, 2017Word of the Day

Rugose (adj)

ru-goe-s

Wrinkled; corrugated.

Late Middle English: from Latin rugosus, from ruga ‘wrinkle’.

Example sentences

“Hi face is as rugose as an old leather strap!”

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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