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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Causing an increased production of urine.
noun: A substance that causes such an increase.
From Latin diureticus, from Greek diouretikos, from diourein (to urinate), from dia- (across) + ourein (urinate), from ouron (urine). Earliest documented use: 1400.
“Once the diuretics kicked in, Mary Bliss talked and cried and peed and kept drinking all of Katharine’s expensive bottled water.”
Mary Kay Andrews; Little Bitty Lies; Perennial; 2004.
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