BELL comes from the Latin word meaning “war.” Bellona was the little-known Roman goddess of war; her husband, Mars, was the god of war. Antebellum – existing before a war, specially before the American Civil War (1861-65). (When World War I was over, the French nobility found it impossible to return to their extravagant antebellum way of life.) Bellicose – ...Read More »
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Social networking sites have changed the way we communicate to one another as we have been allowed to, in essence, create our own dictionaries. What we write is a personal expression of how we view words and phonetics and sometimes it ends up intelligible, but most of the time we are just taking a shortcut to get out what we want ...Read More »
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Apotheosis (noun) Exaltation to divine rank or stature; deification. Elevation to a preeminent or transcendent position; glorification: “Many observers have tried to attribute Warhol’s current apotheosis to the subversive power of artistic vision” (Michiko Kakutani). An exalted or glorified example: Their leader was the apotheosis of courage. Word History & Origin 1600s, from L.L. apotheosis “deification,” from Gk. apotheosis, from ...Read More »
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Fortitude for·ti·tude // (fôr’tĭ-tōōd’, -tyōōd’) n. Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage. [Middle English, from Latin fortitūdō, from fortis, strong; see bhergh-2 in Indo-European roots.] for’ti·tu’di·nous (-tōōd’n-əs, -tyōōd’-) adj. Word Origin and History fortitude 1422, from M.Fr. fortitude, from L. fortitudo “strength,” from fortis “strong, brave”.Read More »
Exemplary ex·em·pla·ry (ĭg-zěm’plə-rē) adj. Worthy of imitation; commendable: exemplary behavior. Serving as a model. Serving as an illustration; typical. Serving as a warning; admonitory. [From Middle English exaumplarie, exemplere, an exemplar; see exemplar.] ex’em·plar’i·ly (ěg’zəm-plâr’ə-lē) adv., ex·em’pla·ri·ness, ex’em·plar’i·ty (ěg’zəm-plār’ĭ-tē) n. Word Origin and History 1589 (exemplar is attested from 1393), from M.Fr. exemplaire, from L. exemplaris “that serves as ...Read More »
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