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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To warn; to admonish.
From Old French amonester (to warn, to urge), from Latin monere (to warn). Ultimately from the Indo-European root men- (to think) which is the source of mind, mnemonic, mosaic, music, mentor, money, mandarin, and Sanskrit mantra. Earliest documented use: before 1382.
"I believe that I have monished him with his greatest fears." Dan Clore; The Unspeakable and Others; Wildside Press; 2001.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:There is no doubt that I have lots of words inside me; but at moments, like rush-hour traffic at the mouth of a tunnel, they jam. -John Updike, writer (1932-2009)
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