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  • Word of the Day 2/13/18 penitential

    penitential
    adj. 1. Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
    2. Of or relating to penance.


    n. 1. A book or set of church rules concerning the sacrament of penance.
    2. A penitent.


    peni·tential·ly adv.

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
    Elsa


    Years ago my mother used to say to me -- she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" -- she always called me Elwood. "In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me. [From the movie Harvey.]
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