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Aug 2, 2022
This week’s theme
Verbs

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obtrude
mundify
discerp
elute
micrify

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mundify

PRONUNCIATION:
(MUHN-duh-fy)

MEANING:
verb tr.: To wash, cleanse, or purify.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Middle French mondefier , from Latin mundificare (to cleanse), from mundus (clean). Earliest documented use: 1425.

USAGE:
“He may have been in the washroom... er... mundifying.”
Harry Stephen Keeler; The Matilda Hunter Murder; Dutton; 1931.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. -James Baldwin, writer (2 Aug 1924-1987)

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