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Dec 26, 2006
This week's theme
Adjectives used postpositively

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agonistes
prepense
akimbo
galore
regent

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prepense

(pri-PENS) Pronunciation Sound Clip

adjective: Planned; premeditated.

[From Anglo-Norman purpenser (to premeditate), from Latin pensare (to think).]

"As regards responsibility, the distinction between malice prepense and blameless or accidental commission of an act is not regarded."
G.W.F. Hegel; Philosophy Of History: China; (translation: J. Sibree).

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