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Word of the Day 12/06/20 Cupid

Cupid (noun)
Cupid [ kyoo-pid ]


noun
1. Also called Amor. the ancient Roman god of love and the son of either Mars or Mercury and Venus, identified with Eros and commonly represented as a winged, naked, infant boy with a bow and arrows.
2. (lowercase) a similar winged being, or a representation of one, especially as symbolic of love.

Origin: < Latin Cupīdō Cupid, the personification of cupīdō desire, love, equivalent to cup(ere) to long for, desire + -īdō noun suffix (cf. libido)

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CUPID
A delicious marble Cupid appeared to have just alighted on his pedestal at the upper end of the room.
READ ‘THE KING IN YELLOW,’ THE ‘TRUE DETECTIVE’ REFERENCE THAT’S THE KEY TO THE SHOW|ROBERT W. CHAMBERS|FEBRUARY 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The same ginger-haired model served Caravaggio for his Amor Vincit Omnia, where Cupid stands astride an unmade bed.
CARAVAGGIO'S GRAND PASSIONS|ADAM EAKER|JUNE 11, 2010|DAILY BEAST

His Cupid—which, like Veronica Mars, was critically adored yet underwatched—got canceled after one season in 1998.
13 TV SHOWS WE WANT BACK|SHANNON DONNELLY|MAY 21, 2009|DAILY BEAST

R and I were introduced by a married couple who enjoyed playing Cupid for their pet bachelor, a junior I-banker.
WHAT HOOKERS DO ON VALENTINE'S DAY|TRACY QUAN|FEBRUARY 13, 2009|DAILY BEAST

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