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20 Latin Words for Not-So-Lovely Things

20 Latin Words for Not-So-Lovely Things

The oldest English words are often short, strong, and easy to understand. By using two words with Latin roots they’ve made something as unpleasant as a grammar and usage manual sound chic. With that in mind, here are 20 more lovely Latin words for life’s least pleasant things. English absorbed a lot of other Latin words for trouble: adversity, calamity, distress, tribulation. Pituita // SpitOK, the Latin word mucus is pretty gross.

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