Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,
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Wednesday word: illecebrous

illecebrous: I cannot find a good pronunciation key for this word, but I believe the emphasis is on the second syllable.  It's an archaic word, but not obsolete.

adjective: Tending to attract; enticing, alluring.

Origin:  Latin: illecere (to entice) +‎ -ous.
Tags: adjective, archaic, i, latin, wordsmith: trellia_chan
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