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Thursday, December 17

Indite

[in-DITE]

Part of speech: verb

Origin: Middle English, unknown

1.

Write; compose.

Examples of Indite in a sentence

"I try to indite a brief message in every Christmas card I send."

"My grandfather kept a journal in which he would indite a few thoughts at the end of every day."

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About Indite

Variations of indite developed in Middle English ("endite") and French ("enditier"). However, its origins can be traced back to the Latin word "indicere" (to proclaim).

Did you Know?

Would you like to be a better writer? Beyond all the courses, books, and podcasts that promise to make it easier to indite, one of the best ways to improve is to establish a daily writing habit.

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