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Lookups on spiked on May 10, 2011.


Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced that they were "amicably separating" after 25 years of marriage.

Amicable means "showing a polite and friendly desire to avoid disagreement and argument."

The word traces back to the Latin amicus, meaning "friend."

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