Word of the Week: Animadversion

as in: “The aproned woman with her cleaver seems vaguely intrigued by these animadversions (she turns around, I like to think, having heard some bovine muttering).”

Smee, S.  (2011, December 20).  “At the scene of slaughter, a visual triumph.” The Boston Globe, p. G3.    

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