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Aug 17, 2021
This week’s theme
Shoes

This week’s words
brogue
revamp
clever clogs
shoestring
bauchle

revamp
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revamp

PRONUNCIATION:
(for verb: ree-VAMP, for noun: REE-vamp)

MEANING:
verb tr.: To renovate, refurnish, revise, etc.
noun: An instance of renovation, refurnishing, etc.

ETYMOLOGY:
From re- (again) + vamp (the front upper part of a shoe), from Old French avanpié, from avant (fore) + pié (foot), from Latin pes (foot). Earliest documented use: 1803.

USAGE:
“Mercedes has totally revamped the existing GLE for its fourth generation.”
Yogendra Pratap; Road Rulers; India Today (New Delhi); May 13, 2019.

See more usage examples of revamp in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
I speak two languages, Body and English. -Mae West, actress, playwright, singer, screenwriter, and comedian (17 Aug 1893-1980)

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