2020 August Vocabulary
- diffluent adjective
Flowing away or tending to do so, especially apart or in different directions; easily dissolving. From Proto-Indo-European *dwís “in two” + PIE *bhleu- “to swell, well up, overflow”.
- espadrilles noun
Traditional rope-soled casual shoes historically worn by peasants in Occitania and Spain. From esparto, the tough grass that the shoes are traditionally woven from. From Proto-Indo-European *spei- “sharp point (especially of a plant)”.
- hebetude noun
Mental dullness and lethargy. From Latin hebes “blunt, dull”.
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