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Opine has been around since the 15th century, and while it certainly is not a rare word today, not everyone is inclined to take it seriously. Commentators have described it as a stilted word, appropriate only in facetious use - and it does have an undeniable tendency to turn up in humorous writing. Recent evidence, however, suggests that it is being used in perfectly respectable contexts more often. It typically serves to emphasize that the opinion being reported is just that - an opinion. The etymology of opine is perfectly respectable, too. The term derives from the Middle French opiner "to express one's opinion" and the Latin opinari, meaning "to have an opinion or "to think. You can opine about any subject you like. Send us feedback. Sign Up Dictionary Entries near opine opinant opinative opinator opine opiner opiniate opiniative. Accessed 7 Nov.
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I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked. Post was not sent - check your email addresses. I think nothing really prepared either of us for fellowship though. You never had it. There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you.
Lyman April 24, How appropriate to celebrate this second night of Hannukah with not one but two queries about interfaith marriage. Honestly, you are probably the only person who she has ever known to outwardly label themselves an atheist. Should I get rebaptized.