October 23rd, 2019

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Word of the Day 10/23/19 Maugre

Maugre (preposition Archaic.)
maugre or mau·ger[ maw-ger ]


preposition Archaic.
1. in spite of; notwithstanding.

Origin: 1225–75; Middle English < Middle French: literally, spite, ill-will, equivalent to mau- mal- + gre gree

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAUGRE
But the angel in the dream did, and, maugre Plain Talk, put quite other notions into the candle-maker.
THE CONFIDENCE-MAN|HERMAN MELVILLE

Maugre my will, sans help, blind, fired with furious madness.
THE CARMINA OF CAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS|CAIUS VALERIUS CATULLUS

Maugre myself, for fourteen years I've watched this lance, which twice a-day I burnished.
JAUFRY THE KNIGHT AND THE FAIR BRUNISSENDE|MARY LAFON

Friendships were formed, and, maugre the declamation of bigots, dearer affections attached the two nations.
THE HISTORY OF CHIVALRY, VOLUME II (OF 2)|CHARLES MILLS

As a matter of fact, maugre much authoritative opinion to the contrary, a different standard does exist.
THE MERRY-GO-ROUND|CARL VAN VECHTEN

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