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Foreign words 13

sic transit gloria mundi Phonetics: sick tran’sit glor’ee-uh mun’dee Origin: Latin Meaning: thus passes away the glory of the world. Usage: Watching the aging former football quarterback lumber down the street, potbellied and dissipated, his friend shook his head in … Continue reading

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