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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Beyond what is natural or normal.
From Latin praeter- (beyond, past) + naturam (nature). Earliest documented use: 1580.
“Ms. Yousafzai made a rapid recovery, and quickly drowned out her critics with her preternatural poise and speaking skills.”
Declan Walsh; Two Champions of Children Are Given Nobel Peace Prize; The New York Times; Oct 10, 2014.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Time is the fairest and toughest judge. -Edgar Quinet, historian (17 Feb 1803-1875)