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Feb 26, 2020
This week’s theme
Adverbs

This week’s words
somedeal
abaft
natheless
endlong
somewhither

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natheless

PRONUNCIATION:
(NAYTH-luhs/lis)

MEANING:
adverb: Nevertheless; notwithstanding.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Old English na (no) + the (this, that) + laes (less). Earliest documented use: 11th c.

USAGE:
“A mossy ship’s skipper -- any ship’s skipper -- is, as I have said, a small god, but a god natheless.”
Harry Turtledove; The Quest for the Great Gray Mossy; Analog Science Fiction & Fact (New York); Jan/Feb 2020.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Knowing exactly how much of the future can be introduced into the present is the secret of great government. -Victor Hugo, poet, novelist, and dramatist (26 Feb 1802-1885)

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