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#17344 - 01/28/01 10:22 AM Re: Tergiversation
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.
#17345 - 01/28/01 10:35 AM Re: Tergiversation
Loc: 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
#17346 - 01/28/01 01:42 PM Re: Tergiversation
Loc: Spam Factory
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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