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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A wind blowing from the west.
2. A gentle breeze.
3. A soft and light garment, fabric, or yarn.
4. Anything having a soft, fine quality.
After Zephyrus, the god of the west wind in Greek mythology. Earliest documented use: before 1150.
“What lingers, days after you leave the cinema, is ... the zephyr of emotional intensity that blows through the film [Arrival].”
Anthony Lane; Talk to Them; The New Yorker; Nov 14, 2016.
See more usage examples of zephyr in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:People forget years and remember moments. -Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947)