Saturday, 8 December 2012

Absterge

ABSTERGE

Verb trans. Now rare. E16.
[Old & mod French absterger or Latin abstergere, from ABS- tergere wipe] 

Wipe away. Cleanse. 

This word stood out to me because the shadowy multinational in the Assassin's Creed franchise is called Abstergo. Mere coincidence? You may write me off as a paranoid conspiracy theorist, but once they find out that I've made the connection, it's only a matter of time before they reach me and try to silenksdjfhsdkfjhs
Related words:
ABSTERGENT 
Adjective (cleansing) & Noun (cleansing substance)

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