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Without enough pluck to overcome such dreadful foes, what damsel would not be luctiferous, for she would bear much sorrow in losing her limbs and paps to lustful flesheaters.
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reesetee commented on the word luctiferous
Good word! Peritus, I'm borrowing this for my "Carry Me Home" list. :-)
February 9, 2008
peritus commented on the word luctiferous
"LUCTIFEROUS, (luctifer, L.) causing or bringing sorrow or mourning.", Nathan Bailey, An Universal Etymological English Dictionary (E. Bell; 1724)