Word of the day

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farouche (adj) – 1. Unsociable or shy and socially awkward.
2. Disorderly or intimidating in appearance or behavior; wild.
3. Outrageous or extreme:

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : In French, farouche can mean “wild” or “shy,” just as it does in English. It is an alteration of the Old French word forasche, which derives via Late Latin forasticus (“living outside”) from Latin foras, meaning “outdoors.” In its earliest English uses, in the middle of the 18th century, farouche was used to describe someone who was awkward in social situations, perhaps as one who has lived apart from groups of people. The word can also mean “disorderly,” as in “farouche ruffians out to cause trouble.”

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