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Monday, September 26, 2011

Yo, homes, smell ya later!

From Merriam-Webster


Pronunciation: ˈoʊ.di.əs

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French odieus, from Latin odiosus, from odium + -osus -ous

: exciting or deserving odium : HATEFUL <was in some mysterious way odious and unlovable — Joseph Conrad> <the odious feelings he must have — John Galsworthy> <his cruelty to such a charming woman made him odious to her — Jane Austen>

odi·ous·ly adverb

odi·ous·ness nounes

"One is not superior merely because one sees the world as odious." – Chateaubriand

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