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Nov 7, 2012
This week's theme
Words to describe people

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emulous
vegete
nonesuch
pervicacious
cautelous

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nonesuch or nonsuch

PRONUNCIATION:
(NUN-such)

MEANING:
noun: A person or thing without an equal.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Old English nan, from ne (not) + swelce/swylc. Earliest documented use: 975.

USAGE:
"Tell me, Margaret, who is this paragon, this nonesuch, this nonpareil."
Jane Odiwe; Willoughby's Return; Sourcebooks; 2009.

See more usage examples of nonesuch in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

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