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Aug 18, 2005
This week's theme
Words that appear to be misspellings

This week's words
invious
physis
apposite
secund
renumerate

foxglove
Wild Foxglove

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secund

(SEE-kuhnd, SEK-uhnd) Pronunciation RealAudio

adjective: Arranged on (or turned towards) only one side of an axis.

From Latin secundus (following), from sequi (to follow).

The flowers are arranged in a very loose spiral or are sometimes secund."
James Alexander Fowler; Wild Orchids Of South Carolina; University of South Carolina Press; 2005.

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To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues. -John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704)

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