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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: Worship of the sun.
ETYMOLOGY:From Greek helio- (sun) + -latry (worship). A related word is heliotrope (a plant that turns toward the sun).
USAGE:"Professor Frazer himself has warned that his vaccine is not an invitation to feckless heliolatry, stressing that any jab, no matter how effective, 'is not a replacement for prevention'."
Tamara Sheward; Browned Off by a Baking Fad; Herald-Sun (Melbourne, Australia); Jan 7, 2010.
See more usage examples of heliolatry in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. -Maya Angelou, poet (b. 1928)
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