Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 06/04/16 Doughty

Doughty (adjective)
doughty [dou-tee]


adjective doughtier, doughtiest.
1. steadfastly courageous and resolute; valiant.

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brave, bold, intrepid, fearless, dauntless.

Origin: before 1000; Middle English; Old English dohtig worthy, equivalent to *doht worth (cognate with Old High German toht; see dow, -th) + -ig -y; replacing Old English dyhtig, cognate with German tüchtig

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