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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Doing (or giving the appearance of doing) something effortlessly; effortless grace; nonchalance.
From Italian. Earliest documented use: 1957.
"Norris is a man always in equipoise, a living illustration of the art of sprezzatura. No one has ever seen him ruffled."
Hilary Mantel; Bring Up the Bodies; Henry Holt; 2012.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Laugh, and the world laughs with you; / Weep, and you weep alone. / For this brave old earth must borrow its mirth, / But has trouble enough of its own.-Ella Wheeler Wilcox, poet (1850-1919)
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