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Saturday & Sunday Word: Sparge & Epigone

sparge (spɑːdʒ):
origin: (1550–60) Latin, spargere= to sprinkle

To sprinkle or splash with water.
essential in beer-making


epi·gone (ˈɛpɪˌgəʊn):
origin: (1860–65) Greek, epigonos= one born after

1. A second rate imitator, particularly thinkers or those from creative fields.
2. An heir, descendant, or successor that is often considered inferior.

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