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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: 1. The quality or state of being green. 2. Youthful innocence.
From Latin viridis (green). Earliest documented use: 1430.
“Penobscot Bay shimmered blue against the viridity of the forested hills in a true postcard moment.”
Mary Ann Anderson; Of Moose and Men: Maine’s Central Coast; Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; Aug 16, 2009.
See more usage examples of viridity in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The question is whether or not you choose to disturb the world around you, or if you choose to let it go on as if you had never arrived. -Ann Patchett, writer (b. 2 Dec 1963)
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