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Oct 9, 2014
This week's theme
Words to describe people

This week's words
lubricious
diffident
virulent
convivial
orgulous

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convivial

PRONUNCIATION:
(kuhn-VIV-ee-uhl)

MEANING:
adjective: Friendly; sociable; cheerful; jovial.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin convivium (feast), from con- (with) + vivere (to live). Earliest documented use: 1669.

USAGE:
"Anger shot through his [Wilfried Souly's] eyes. Then he was on his feet, convivial again, beckoning us to follow him to our seats."
Mark Swed; Displacement and Growth; Los Angeles Times; Jul 26, 2014.

See more usage examples of convivial in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Imagine there's no countries, / It isn't hard to do. / Nothing to kill or die for, / And no religion, too. / Imagine all the people / Living life in peace. -John Lennon, musician (1940-1980)

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