Friday, February 2


Word of the Week
Friday February 2, 2007

Moribund \MOR-uh-bund\, adjective:
1. In a dying state; dying; at the point of death.
2. Becoming obsolete or inactive.

He put on a beaver overcoat, a present from a wealthy Petrograd banker and speculator, Ignati Porfiryevich Manus, whose niece had been moribund with fever until Rasputin's healing intercession had revived her.-- Brian Moynahan, Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned

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