Amazing Adjectives, Number Four!
Happy Monday! I’m always delighted to break open the pages of my copies of The Highly Selective Dictionary(ies) . . . or Thesaurus as a means to expand my vocabulary and knowledge. I’m rarely disappointed. “They are annually caducous, however, as with the common deer, so that these immense appendages are the growth of a few weeks!”
\ kuh–doo-kuh s, –dyoo– \, adjective;
1. Botany. dropping off very early, as leaves.
2. Zoology. subject to shedding.
3. fleeting; transitory; perishable; falling off before the usual time.
Source: http://www.dictionary.com and The Highly Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives for the Extraordinarily Literate by Eugene Ehrlich.
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