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pulchritude (PUL-kri-tood, -tyood) noun
[From Latin pulchritudo, from pulcher (beautiful).]
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"[Catherine Deneuve's] pulchritude is as legendary and inspiring as her body of work." Priya Tanna; Celebrating Catherine Deneuve; Daily News & Analysis (Mumbai, India); Apr 27, 2006.
Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit. -Edward R. Murrow, journalist (1908-1965)
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