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Nov 12, 2020
This week’s theme
Words having all five vowels and in order

This week’s words
anemious
acedious
adventitious
caesious
annelidous

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caesious

PRONUNCIATION:
(SEE-zee-uhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Bluish or grayish green.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin caesius, probably from caelum (sky). Earliest documented use: 1835.

USAGE:
“Leaves [are] medium green on upper surface, caesious beneath.”
Peter Sell and Gina Murrell; Flora of Great Britain and Ireland; Cambridge University Press; 2006.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Patience is also a form of action. -Auguste Rodin, sculptor (12 Nov 1840-1917)

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