facete

[fuh-seet]
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adjective Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. faceplate,
  2. faceprint,
  3. facer,
  4. facet,
  5. facet joint,
  6. facetectomy,
  7. facetely,
  8. facetiae,
  9. facetious,
  10. faceup

Origin of facete

First recorded in 1595–1605, facete is from the Latin word facētus clever, witty

Related formsfa·cete·ly, adverbfa·cete·ness, noun

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