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Sunday Word: Fuliginous

fu·lig·i·nous [fjuːˈlɪdʒɪnəs]:
origin: (1621) Latin; fuligin- or fuligo= soot, fumus= smoke

Sooty, Obscure, Murky; Darker than black.

Example: The CIA's files were filled with such fuliginous data that it made understanding what truly happened an impossible task.

Example: The fuliginous robe hid a multitude of sins and equally contrasted the inner glow that her round face expressed.

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Tags: adjective, archaic, f, latin, wordsmith: theidolhands

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