arride

transitive verb

ar·​ride
aˈrīd,
əˈ-
-ed/-ing/-s
1
obsolete : to smile or laugh at
2
: please, gratify, delight
I … was greatly arrided … by what I sawWilliam Hardman

Word History

Etymology

Latin arridēre, from ad- + ridēre to laugh

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“Arride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arride. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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