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  • morning twilight.

    February 5, 2008

  • this is on par with 'pulchritudinous' for punching the beauty of the thing it represents in the face.

    "what a lovely....ughten?!"

    May 11, 2009

  • Well said, 'outh.

    May 11, 2009

  • Curious word. Where does it come from? I wonder how it's pronounced, OOH-ten? UF-ten? It probably sounds nicer than it looks.

    May 11, 2009

  • Obviously a cognate of Dutch 'ochtend' although in this form, it looks more like first light after a night of heavy drinking.

    May 11, 2009

  • I took it to be ugg-ten, which is especially hideous, but neither ooh-ten or uf-ten come close to morning twilight.

    May 12, 2009

  • Agreed, MM. But what about matinal crepuscule?

    May 12, 2009

  • Ugh.

    May 12, 2009

  • it's up to the courts now

    May 12, 2009

  • Matinal Crepuscule would be a goth band, while Ughten is definitely heavy metal

    May 12, 2009