New Word

I was in the “d’s.” I don’t remember why. And I found a new word.

duende \doo-en-day\ n [Spanish dialect] (1964): the power to attract through personal magnetism and charm.

What a word! Who knew? How ‘bout that?

I love the dictionary.


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  1. A certain excellent humanities teacher at a certain excellent classical school tells her students that to learn new words, they should use them in a sentence. So here it goes: “My friend Rebecca has a special <>duende<> about her.”

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