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Word of the Day 03/15/21 Brumal

Brumal (adjective)
brumal [ broo-muhl ]


adjective
1. wintry.

WORDS RELATED TO BRUMAL
desolate, frozen, freezing, chilly, icy, frigid, bleak, frosty, wintry, crisp, snowy, brisk, raw, cool, bitter, intense, chilled, glacial, arctic, stinging

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Origin: First recorded in 1505–15; from Latin brūmālis “of or pertaining to winter”; see origin at brume, -al

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BRUMAL
On a brumal November day, the Sarmania was to sail on her first trip under the Sutton house-flag.
THE VIKING BLOOD|FREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE

He shivers in the brumal blast; hungry, he chirps before your door.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NO. 179. SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1853.|VARIOUS

He shivers in the brumal blast; hungry he chirps before your door.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORE|CHARLES HARDWICK

The brumal distance of the sun is felt, even in the intertropical regions.
THE MISSION TO SIAM, AND HU THE CAPITAL OF COCHIN CHINA, IN THE YEARS 1821-2|GEORGE FINLAYSON

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