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This week's theme: words related to teaching, learning, and schools.
graduand (GRAJ-oo-and) noun
One who is about to graduate from a university.
[From Latin graduare (to graduate).]
-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)
"In order to add jollity to the proceedings, said the dean, each graduand would find beneath his seat a little tub of bubbles, complete with mortar board cap." Mike Amos; Proud Return of the Pigeon Boy; Northern Echo (Darlington, UK); Jul 14, 2005.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. -Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900)