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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
opuscule (o-PUS-kyool) noun
A small, minor work.
[Latin opusculum, diminutive of opus, work.]
"The second part of Stillman's dissertation treated the small opuscule
of a Mr. Henry Dark who, while living in England before emigrating to
Boston, was presumed to have been John Milton's secretary. In a short
text of 1690 entitled The New Babel, Dark made America equal in status
to the promised land of the Old Testament."
Why is the word that describes a small work bigger than the one that describes a larger work?
X-BonusFor as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love. -Pythagoras