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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: A reward or recompense.
verb tr.: To reward or recompense.
ETYMOLOGY:Via French from Latin widerdonum, alteration (by influence of Latin donum: gift) of Old High German widarlon (repayment). Earliest documented use: Before 1366.
USAGE:"The report claims Furse will also pick up a one-off payment of almost double her annual salary in 2005 -- as part of a special guerdon."
Chris Noon; LSE Merger Talk Drive Up Value Of Furse's Holdings; Forbes (New York); Mar 20, 2006.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:human wandering through the zoo / what do your cousins think of you. -Don Marquis, humorist and poet (1878-1937)
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