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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To thrash or bruise.
From Latin contundere, from con- (with) + tundere (to beat). Earliest documented use: 1599.
“The material of this coat, though liberally scored and contunded, especially in the rear, was so thick, and so strong, that it remained exempt from perforation.”
Samuel Beckett; Watt; Olympia Press; 1953.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals. -Peter Singer, philosopher and professor (b. 6 Jul 1946)