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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Origin of -itious
<Latin -icius or -īcius (as in adventitious); and <Latin -itiōsusor -ītiōsus (as in ambitious)
Words nearby -itious
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British Dictionary definitions for -itious
suffix forming adjectives
having the nature of; characterized bynutritious; suppositious
Word Origin for -itious
from Latin -icius, -itious
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