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cacoëthes

noun caco·ë·thes \ˌka-kə-ˈwē-(ˌ)thēz, -kō-ˈē-\

Definition of CACOËTHES

:  an insatiable desire :  mania

Origin of CACOËTHES

Latin, from Greek kakoēthes wickedness, from neuter of kakoēthēs malignant, from kak- cac- + ēthos character — more at sib
First Known Use: circa 1587

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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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