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maugre

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preposition mau·gre \ˈmȯ-gər\

Definition of maugre

archaic

  1. :  in spite of



Origin of maugre

Middle English, from Anglo-French malgré, from malgré ill will, from mal, mau evil + gré grace, favor


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with maugre


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