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Elicit derives from the past participle of the Latin verb elicere, formed by combining the prefix e- (meaning 'away') with the verb lacere, meaning 'to entice by charm or attraction.' It is not

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Word of the Day: Evanescent

The fragile, airy quality of things evanescent reflects the etymology of the word evanescent itself. It derives from a form of the Latin verb evanescere, which means 'to evaporate' or 'to vanish.'

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Today's Word of the Day is plutocracy. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

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kelpie (noun): a water spirit of Scottish folklore, typically taking the form of a horse and reputed to delight in the drowning of travellers. Word of the Day for 15 March 2015. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #kelpie

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sperezzatura (n.) the ability to make one's actions seem effortless or to disguise one's true desire, feeling, or meaning. (n.) studied carelessness.

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