Word of the week (WOW) 6th September, 2015

Word of the Week is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to learn new words every week.

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To participate just make a post with your word and leave the link as a comment to Heena’s WOW post.

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Dalliance /noun/

plural noun: dalliances

1. a casual romantic or sexual relationship.

2. an action that is not serious

First use: 14th century

Synonyms

playfrolicfrolickingfunfun and gamesrecreationrelaxationrollicking,sport

Example

“Jack was not averse to an occasional dalliance with a pretty girl”

a period of brief or casual involvement with something.

“Berkeley was my last dalliance with the education system”

Origin

Middle English: from
dally + -ance.

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