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Oct 10, 2014
This week's theme
Words to describe people

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lubricious
diffident
virulent
convivial
orgulous

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orgulous

PRONUNCIATION:
(OR-gyuh-luhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Haughty.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Old French orguill (pride). Earliest documented use: 1275.

USAGE:
"Behring was not too orgulous to ask for practical advice when in the spring of 1894 he had run into difficulties."
Ulrike Klöppel; Enacting Cultural Boundaries; Science in Context (Cambridge, UK); Jun 2008.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
You become writer by writing. It is a yoga. -R.K. Narayan, novelist (1906-2001)

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