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verdurous

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Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible. (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
Arthur C. Clarke
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Etymology

Originated c. 1595–1605: Middle English, from Old French, from verd, green, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] viridis.

Adjective

verdurous

  1. Freshly green; verdant; covered with verdure, or consisting of it.
    The hill was blanketed in verdurous grasses.
    The verdurous pasture...
  2. Having youthful or new qualities.

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