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Mar 29, 2016
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clarigation
apricity
punalua
constative
entoptic

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apricity

PRONUNCIATION:
(a-PRIS-i-tee)

MEANING:
noun: Warmth of the sun; basking in the sun.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin apricari (to bask in the sun). Earliest documented use: 1623.

USAGE:
“As he stood in the sunshine, apricity began to cover him like a wool sweater.”
Ryan Patrick Sullivan; Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow; Trafford; 2014.

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