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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adverb: In an awkward or ponderous manner.
From Old French encombrer (to hinder), from combre (dam). Earliest documented use: 1401.
“Mr. Chadband moves softly and cumbrously, not unlike a bear who has been taught to walk upright.”
Charles Dickens; Bleak House; Bradbury & Evans; 1853.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it; but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it. -Madame De Stael, writer (22 Apr 1766-1817)