Friday, December 19, 2014

word of the day: frangible

The word of the day is frangible:

easily broken; breakable:
Old French, derivative of Latin frangere to break (
"'My bestial entourage and I shall go to the ball,' said Cinderella to the sorceress who was tricking her out in see-through frippery, frangible footwear, and transportation by a team of plastered rodents."
 - Karen Elizabeth Gordon, Torn Wings and Faux Pas

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