Tuesday, December 26, 2006

word of the night


Main Entry: in·ter·ne·cine
Pronunciation: "in-t&r-'ne-"sEn, -'nE-s&n, -'nE-"sIn, -n&-'sEn; in-'t&r-n&-"sEn
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin internecinus, from internecare to destroy, kill, from inter- + necare to kill, from nec-, nex violent death -- more at NOXIOUS
1 : marked by slaughter : DEADLY; especially : mutually destructive
2 : of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group (bitter internecine feuds)


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