- From Latin delitescens present participle of delitescere ("to hide away"). (Wiktionary)
“As for "delitescent", I'm adding it to my vocabulary as a word for which I do have a use along with "defenestrate".”
“Sorry I'm late, but when you called I'd only just woken up and was still delitescent".”
“Lope de Vega (1562-1635): prolific dramatist; plus, writers delitescent”
“From Latin delitescent -, stem of delitescens, present participle of delitescere (to hide away).”
“geez, just even *thinking* about zabars i start gettin all delitescent".”
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