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Oct 15, 2015
This week’s theme
Words with hooks

This week’s words
ambit
peculate
resumptive
uberous
olio

uberous
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uberous

PRONUNCIATION:
(YOO-buhr-uhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Abundant; fruitful.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin uber (rich, fruitful, abundant, etc.). Earliest documented use: 1624.

USAGE:
“School Principal lauded the Primary teachers for their uberous contribution in preparing the small kids for their best presentations.”
Vishwa Bharati Celebrates Janam Ashtami; Early Times (India); Sep 2, 2015.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly. -Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (15 Oct 1844-1900)

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