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Word of the Day 08/12/16 Lief

Lief (adverb, adjective)
lief [leef]


adverb
1. gladly; willingly: I would as lief go south as not.

adjective, Archaic.
2. willing; desirous.
3. dear; beloved; treasured.


Origin: before 900; Middle English leef, Old English lēof; cognate with Dutch lief, German lieb, Old Norse ljufr, Gothic liufs; akin to love

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