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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Liveliness and ease of conversation.
From Greek (pleasantness in conversation), from eu- (well) + trapely (to turn). Earliest documented use: 1596.
Can you talk to anyone on any topic with ease? If so, you have the gift of eutrapely, also known as eutrapelia. It was one of Aristotle’s dozen virtues.
“All of whom defend that virtuous, urbane wit which is eutrapely.”
Michael A. Screech; Laughter at the Foot of the Cross; University of Chicago Press; 1997.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:If we would have new knowledge, we must get us a whole world of new questions. -Susanne Langer, philosopher (20 Dec 1895-1985)