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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Covered with freckles.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin lentiginosus (freckled), from lentigo (freckle), from lens (lentil).
USAGE:"I realised that my freckly Celtic complexion wasn't a curse I had to endure for life, and my offensively lentiginous skin could be smoothed into picture-perfect ivory."
Simon Price; Cover-up, Powder and Eyeliner; The Guardian (London, UK); Dec 14, 2002.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I have ever hated all nations, professions, and communities, and all my love is toward individuals. -Jonathan Swift, satirist (1667-1745)
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