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facete

[ fuh-seet ]
/ fəˈsit /
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adjective Archaic.
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Origin of facete

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

OTHER WORDS FROM facete

fa·cete·ly, adverbfa·cete·ness, noun
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