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Word of the Day 02/19/21 Amity

Amity (noun)
amity [ am-i-tee ]


noun
1. friendship; peaceful harmony.
2. mutual understanding and a peaceful relationship, especially between nations; peace; accord.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH AMITY
enmity

WORDS RELATED TO AMITY
kindliness, concord, cordiality, goodwill, benevolence, harmony, friendliness, togetherness, amicableness, comity, neighborliness, simpatico

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Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English amit(i)e < Middle French amitie,Old French amiste(t) < Vulgar Latin *amicitāt-, stem of amīcitās, derivative of Latin amīcus.See ami, amiable, -ity

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR AMITY
He was a good husband, and lived at peace and amity with his wife, and was exceedingly fond of his children.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS|R. P. DUNN-PATTISON

About a week later, Edward had a communication from Bruce expressing a strong desire for accord and amity.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCE|A. F. MURISON

The legend that may still be read upon the Corporation mace, of Elizabethan date, is earnest of this old-time amity.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIES|CHARLES G. HARPER

And Onias received the ambassador with honour and received the letters, wherein there was mention made of the alliance, and amity.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSION|VARIOUS

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

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( 5 comments — Leave a comment )
erinm_4600
Feb. 19th, 2021 01:50 pm (UTC)
Me: *don't say it. don't say it*



Edited at 2021-02-19 01:51 pm (UTC)
bizarra
Feb. 19th, 2021 02:05 pm (UTC)
simplyn2deep
Feb. 19th, 2021 03:40 pm (UTC)
😹😹
simplyn2deep
Feb. 19th, 2021 03:40 pm (UTC)
I've only seen Jaws about 2 or 3 times but I had a feeling that's what the gif was going to be from 😹😹
asphaltcowgrrl
Feb. 24th, 2021 09:11 pm (UTC)
No fun gifs, but I do have a fic! LOL

Intermittent Amity
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