Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 8/19/14 Frangible

Frangible (adjective)
frangible [fran-juh-buh l]


adjective
1. easily broken; breakable: Most frangible toys are not suitable for young children.

Can be confused: fungible.

Synonyms: fragile, frail.

Origin: 1375-1425; late Middle English < Old French, derivative of Latin frangere to break; see -ible

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