Word of the Day: FURACIOUS

from Latin furaci- (nominative furax),
from furari (to steal) + -ous

“…This amazing, and indeed murderous villany of the Irishman brought them all to their wit’s ends how to defend themselves from the ruin therein threatened unto them; and whatever methods were proposed, it was feared that there could be no stop given to his furacious exorbitancies any way but one; he could not be past stealing, unless he were past eating too…”

From: Magnalia Christi Americana
Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England 
– Cotton Mather, 1702

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