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#210989 - 05/17/13 02:28 PM exscind  
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How did this word, so close orthographically to excise, and with the exact same meaning, come into being? Or did it come first and excise is the copycat?

#210990 - 05/17/13 02:59 PM Re: exscind [Re: Jackie]  
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Nope, they're from two different Latin verbs. Excise is from excaedere and exscind is from exscindere. Both with roughly the same meaning.


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#211014 - 05/19/13 01:30 AM Re: exscind [Re: Jackie]  
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Thank you, sir.

#211036 - 05/20/13 04:43 PM Re: exscind [Re: Jackie]  
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You're welcome.

[Just now occurred to me that I have to post more to catch up with Faldo.]


Ceci n'est pas un seing.

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