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[word-lover] 【整理】2009-08-20 How to Use a Word

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[Homework]【整理】2009-08-20 How to Use a Word

homeworkThe word of the day for August 20th is contemn,spelled c-o-n-t-e-m-n,Contemn is a verb that means to view or treat with contempt to scorn.Here is the word used in the sentence believed that any rational scientist must contemn theroties of magic and supernatural.Contemn arrives from the latin word contemory, a word combining con with temory,meaning to despise.surprisingly, our verb may have come within a hereo's bread of being spelled c-o-n-t-e-m-p-n.the middle french word  arrived in middle english as contemnan,but an extra p disappeared, leaving us with contemn.you may be wondering about the connection with contemn and contempt. and not surprisingly,they are all related .contemp comes from the latin word  contemtus which comes from  contemn first turned up into print in the 15th century in english  .contempt dates from the 14th century.with your word of the day for Thursday August 20th, I'm peter

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