The Closing Word: Arcadian

The Closing Word: MulctThis week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it.

This week’s closing word:


Pronounced: (are-CADE-ee-ann)

(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

From A Word A Day: ”After Arcadia, a region of ancient Greece whose residents were believed to have led quiet, unsophisticated lives of peace and happiness.”

“His estate included twenty arcadian acres with a horse farm and well-stocked lake.”


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