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acquiesceFun Fact: This word stems from the Latin word, acquiescere, which means, "to rest." This word is from the early 17th century.
aloofFun Fact: This word is from the mid 16th century. The word aloof has nautical origins and originally meant, "at a distance."
antithesisFun Fact: This word is from the early 16th century and is late Middle English. The word antithesis stems from the Greek word, antitithenai, which means "set against."
apotheosisFun Fact: This word is from the late 16th century. The word apotheosis stems from the Greek word, apotheoun, which means "make a god of."
auspiciousFun Fact: The word auspicious stems from the ancient Roman custom of observing the flight of birds. The Latin word, auspex, literally means, "one who looks at birds."
conflateFun Fact: The word conflate is from late Middle English and stems from the Latin word, conflat, which means "kindled or fused."
decryFun Fact: The word decry is from the French word, descrier, which means to cry.
deleteriousFun Fact: The word deleterious is from a Latin word which means, "noxious".
digressFun Fact: The word digress is from the Latin word, digresses, which means to step from.
diminutiveFun Fact: The word diminutive is from the Latin word, diminutus which means lessened.
exhortFun Fact: The word exhort is from the Latin word, exhorter which means to incite.
magnanimousFun Fact: The word magnanimous is from the Latin word, magnanimus which means, "great soul".
pragmaticFun Fact: The word pragmatic stems from the Greek word, pragmatikos, which means a practical.
rebuffFun Fact: The word rebuff stems from the Italian word, ribuffo, which means a reprimand.
reticentFun Fact: The word reticent stems form the Latin word, reticere, which means to be silent.
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