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Etymology: etymology n. (pl. etymologies) an account of the origins and the developments in meaning of a word. – DERIVATIVES etymological adj. etymologically adv. etymologist n. etymologize (or etymologise) v. – ORIGIN ME: from OFr. ethimologie, via L. from Gk etumologia, from etumologos student of etymology, from etumon, neut. sing. of etumos true’. etymology noun […]

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Bonsai App

The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower). By contrast with other plant cultivation practices, bonsai is not intended for production of food, for medicine, or for creating yard-size or park-size gardens or landscapes. Instead, bonsai practice focuses on long-term cultivation and […]

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Diction • n. 1) the choice or use of words in speech and writing. 2) the style of enunciation in speaking or singing Origin C16: Latin from dictio(n-) from dicere “to say.” Dictionary • n a book that list the words of a language in alphabetical order and gives their meaning or the equivalent in […]

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