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Jul 24, 2013
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This week's words
olid
sook
zymic
meed
pica

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zymic

PRONUNCIATION:
(ZAI-mik)

MEANING:
adjective: Relating to fermentation.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek zym- (ferment). Earliest documented use: 1817.

USAGE:
"The figs squelched and split apart, emitting a zymic gas that made her mouth and nose curl back."
Paul David Adkin; Purgatory; Nubooks; 2013.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence. -Honore de Balzac, novelist (1799-1850)

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