Words to the WISE…

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<strong>Word to the Wise: Dour
<strong>”Dour” </strong>(DOO-ur) – From the Latin for “hard” – means, harsh, sullen, or inflexible.

Example (as used by Tim Hilton in John Ruskin: The Later Years): “John James Ruskin’s dinner table was far too lively for the<strong> dour </strong>John La Touche.”
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~ by thebabyboomerqueen on August 8, 2007.

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