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Aug 18, 2015
This week’s theme
Adverbs

This week’s words
ad hoc
wherewith
inter alia
athwart
pro rata

Knowledge, the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
From the book Isabel St. Clair

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wherewith

PRONUNCIATION:
(hwer-WITH)

MEANING:
adverb: With which.
pronoun: The thing(s) with which.
conjunction: By means of which.

ETYMOLOGY:
From where + with. Earliest documented use: 1200.

USAGE:
“When a brilliant student completes his work ahead of schedule, he is granted an award of time and means wherewith he may execute some pet project of his own devising.”
The Urantia Book; Urantia; 1955.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Dreams heed no borders, the eyes need no visas. With eyes shut I walk across the line in time. All the time. -Gulzar, poet, lyricist, and film director (b. 18 Aug 1934)

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