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Jul 19, 2017
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retral
lateritious
coadjutant
empyrean
niveous

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coadjutant

PRONUNCIATION:
(ko-AJ-uh-tuhnt)

MEANING:
noun: A helper or an assistant.
adjective: Helping or cooperating.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin co- (with) + ad- (about) + juvare (to help). Earliest documented use: 1708.

USAGE:
“Kosa Pan is aboard the Oiseau, the ship that has brought him and two coadjutants from Siam on a diplomatic mission to the court of Louis XIV.”
Daniela Bleichmar & Peter Mancall; Collecting Across Cultures; University of Pennsylvania Press; 2011.

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I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. -George McGovern, senator and author (19 Jul 1922-2012)

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