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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Superior skill, ability, strength, etc.
From Middle French prou (valiant), from Old English prud. Earliest documented use: 1300.
“[Trump] liked to brag about his sexual prowess and his desirability as a date, no matter who was around.”
Michael Barbaro & Megan Twohey; Crossing the Line: Trump’s Private Conduct With Women; The New York Times; May 15, 2016. (WebCite)
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the Inquisition might have let him alone. -Thomas Hardy, novelist and poet (2 Jun 1840-1928)