Sword of Goujian – Wuhan, China – Atlas Obscura


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WORD OF THE DAY


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WORD OF THE DAY
Rubicund
ROO-bi-kehnd
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, late 15th century
1

Having a red complexion

2

Reddish in color

Examples of Rubicund in a sentence

“A good workout will leave you with a sweaty shirt, a rubicund face, and a better mood.”

“The rubicund cruise ship passengers had clearly spent too much time in the sun with too little sunscreen.”

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WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Inimitable
in-im-ə-tə-bəl
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 15th century
1

Unique and beyond imitation

2

Impossible to duplicate or copy

Examples of Inimitable in a sentence

“Vermeer’s works are unparalleled because of his masterly, inimitable ability to paint light.”

“His legendary skills on the electric guitar are inimitable — I’ll never be that good.”

Did you know…


… that today is the Birthday of Sigourney Weaver (1949)? Born Susan Alexandra Weaver, this American actress, best known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series, began using the name “Sigourney Weaver” in 1963 after a minor character (Sigourney Howard) in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby. Happy birthday, Sigourney!

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Through readiness and discipline, we are the masters of our fate.”

— Bill Paxton