Sunday, July 26, 2009


indurate \ˈin-də-rət, -dyə-; in-ˈdur-ət, -ˈdyur-\ adjective: physically or morally hardened

Etymology: Latin indurare to make hard

This is one of those words with multiple pronunciations; say it one way and a person is bound to take umbrage; say it the other and risk offending someone else.

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