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Apr 29, 2020
This week’s theme
Words to describe people

This week’s words
ambivert
hapless
superbious
hoary
precocious

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superbious

PRONUNCIATION:
(su-PUHR-bee-uhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Proud; insolent.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin superbiosus (proud or insolent), from superbia (pride), from superbus (superb, proud). Earliest documented use: 1509.

USAGE:
“I find myself a superbious match,
That, of course, being me.
I made my mind up long ago:
I am what is best for me and all those with me.
Nobody else, just me.”
Cameron Mcnaughton; Imaginings; AuthorHouse; 2019.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
I don't need time. What I need is a deadline. -Duke Ellington, jazz pianist, composer, and conductor (29 Apr 1899-1974)

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