skirl

Pronounced: skuhrl (alternatively, skuhr-uhl), verb

Note: Some people (I’m thinking Caroline Buck or Cindy Haw) might know this word, but it was new to me

Yesterday’s word

The word aggrate means “to please or gratify”

Background

The word comes from Italian aggradare (to please), which itself came from Latin aggratare, having a root of gratus (pleasing or grateful).

First usage

The word showed up in the late 1500s

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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