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Pronounced: KWAHN-tuhl, adj (the “uh” is barely pronounced)

Notes: Interesting word


Yesterday’s word

The word segue means (as a verb) “to make a smooth transition from once section or topic to another, in conversation, music, film, etc. As a noun, it refers to such a transition.

First usage

This word came into English in the mid-1700s

Background / Comments

The word comes from Italian segue (there follows), which is the third-person singular present of seguire (to follow), which came from Latin sequi (to follow).

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