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Word of the day: Indite

Indite

[in-DITE]

Part of speech: verb

Write; compose.

Origin: Latin, 14th century

Examples of indite in a sentence

"I try to indite a brief message in every Christmas card I send."

"My grandfather kept a journal in which he would indite a few thoughts at the end of every day."

About Indite

Variations of "indite" developed in Middle English ("endite") and French ("enditier"). However, its origins can be traced back to the Latin word "indicere" ("to proclaim").

Did you Know?

Would you like to be a better writer? Beyond all the courses, books, and podcasts that promise to make it easier to indite your thoughts, one of the best ways to improve is to establish a daily writing habit.

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