Word of the day: 1/26/15- Pulchritude

Word: Pulchritude

You pronounce it: [puhl-kri-tood, -tyood]

Definition:

noun

1. physical beauty; comeliness.

I found it in Zadie Smith’s White Teeth:

Pulchritude–beauty where you would least suspect it, hidden in a word that looked like it should signify a belch or a skin infection.

Works Cited:

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pulchritude

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