|About | Media | Search | Contact|
Nov 6, 2012This week's theme
Words to describe people
This week's words
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Lively; active; vigorous.
From Latin vegere (to enliven). Ultimately from the Indo-European root weg- (to be strong or lively), which also gave us vigor, velocity, and vegetable. Earliest documented use: 1639.
"I love to be my own master, when my spirits are prompt, when my brain is vegete and apt for thought."
Ralph Waldo Emerson's Journal; Jul 10, 1828.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilisation. -Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784)
© 1994-2023 Wordsmith