allocute

Pronounced: AH-luh-cute, verb

Notes: Another word I don’t know


Yesterday’s word

The word verbicide is “the willful and intentional distortion of the original meaning of a word”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1800s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from verb plus -icide (to kill). The word verb is from the Latin word verbum (verb).

Published by Richard

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

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