To aver is to affirm and to avow is to openly declare. There's some overlap with these words because when people want to aver something — state a truth — they probably also want to avow it — say it publicly. Continue reading...
Slight and sleight sound the same, but things that are slight are little and light, and sleight means slyness or sneakiness. Continue reading...
Are you antsy to learn the history of this popular word? Continue reading...
Catch up on the horticultural roots of "inoculate." Continue reading...
Catch Up on the Etymology of this Popular Condiment. Continue reading...
Let's clear the smoke on this delicious word's origins. Continue reading...
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