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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: The world of fashion; high society.
ETYMOLOGY:From French, literally, fine world.
USAGE:"The wealthy can be entertainingly absurd, as in Hannah Greig's enjoyable account of the struggles of the Countess of Strafford to be accepted as a leader of London's beau monde in the early 18th century."
John Mullan; Vex'd by Wallpaper; The Guardian (London, UK); Aug 18, 2007.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success. -Madame Anne Sophie Swetchine, mystic (1782-1857)