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bêtise

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a foolish act or idea
  • writing a sequel to a Jane Austen novel must be regarded as a literary bêtise of the highest order

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The first known use of bêtise was in 1798

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“Bêtise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/b%C3%AAtise. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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