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Pulverulent

Pulverulent
adjective


Pronunciation:
[puhl-ver-lnt]

Definition:
1. Made of or covered with a fine powder or dust.
2. Crumbly.

 

Etymology:
From the Latin pulvis meaning dust and ulentus meaning abounding in.

 

 

 Usage:
"Every door or window in the school building would not open without creaking loudly. It was obvious that the building had not been visited in a long time, the
pulverulent surfaces of every desk a testament to its abandonment."


Love Tahlia. So how are your NaNo word counts looking fellow logophiles? Anyone managed to slip in any 1word1day words yet?
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