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Re: Tergiversation #17344
01/28/01 03:22 PM
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Oh yes. My biggest problem in looking up a word is remembering which word I am looking up before I get lost in the pages. I just wish I had a better memory for the new words I find, since I usually don't have occasion to use them immediately.


Re: Tergiversation #17345
01/28/01 03:35 PM
01/28/01 03:35 PM
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this too shall pass
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this too shall pass
emanuela, juanmaria... all these variations have merely tergiversated slightly from the Latin root tergiversari - to turn one's back, shuffle, practise evasion


Re: Tergiversation #17346
01/28/01 06:42 PM
01/28/01 06:42 PM
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Spam Factory
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I love leafing through a dictionary, not only for the pleasure of finding new words, but also for the etymology of words I already know. I really should get an OED or at least an etymological dictionary. Can anybody recommend one?




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