acerbate

Pronounced: A-suhr-bate (the ‘A’ is a short a, as in ‘bat’), verb

Notes: This may mean what you think

Yesterday’s word

The word quingentenary means a 500th anniversary. Another spelling is quincentenary.

Background

The word comes from Latin quingenti (five hundred), which is a combination of quinque (five) plus centum (hundred).

First used

The word was used in the late 1800s

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

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