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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Affectedly elegant.
noun: Showy stylishness.
From French, of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: 1908.
"If all that sounds too chichi, get back to basics with the traditional present -- socks."
Bazaar; The Independent (London); Nov 2, 1996.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Men are the devils of the earth and the animals are its tormented souls. -Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher (1788-1860)