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  • Understand “Cupidity” Through Etymology

    The Etymology of “Cupidity”

    The word “cupidity” comes from the Latin parts “cupid” (to boil) & “ity” (phenomenon of). Here “boiling” means to crave for something. Hence, “cupidity” is a lusting after or craving for material possession and acquisition, much like “avarice”.

    Cognates: Other derivatives from “cupid” include “Cupid“, “cupidous”, “cupidinous”, etc.

    What are you boiling for? 😀

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  • Understand “Revenue” through Etymology

    The Etymology of “Revenue”

    The word “revenue” comes from the Latin parts “re” (back) & “ven” (to come). “Revenue” is that (part of our investment) which comes back to us.

    Cognates: Other derivatives from “ven” include convent, adventure, invent, circumvent, etc.

    The Etymology of Revenue


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  • Understand “Savage” Through Etymology

     The Etymology of “Savage”

    The word “savage” comes from the Latin part “sav”  (wild) & the French suffix “age” (one who). We describe people, animals, or things as “savage” when they are wild, or undomesticated, or untamed.

    The Etymology of Savage


    Hey, wild thing! 😀
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  • Understand “Norway” Through Etymology 

    The Etymology of “Norway” 

    To the north! 😀

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  • Understand “Pessimism” Through Etymology 

    The Etymology of “Pessimism” 

    So, glass half empty? 😀

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