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Very fine woven cloth; light woven paper used to blow the nose. Old French “tissu”=woven < Latin “texere”=to weave.

A runny nose; catarrh. Greek “koruza”=running at the nose.

An exciting and possibly dangerous experience. Old French “aventure” < Latin “advenire”=to happen < “venire”=to come.

Long pointed tooth that sticks out from a closed mouth. Old English “tusc”=tooth.

An adventure involving daring or excitement. Spanish “escapada” < Latin “ex-“=out of + “cappa”=cloak.

To see or understand something by careful examination. Latin “discernere” < “dis-“=apart + “cernere”=to separate.

A voucher giving the holder a discount on something. Old French “colpon”=a cut or slice < “colper”=to cut.

Sudden and unexpected; rude or curt in manner. Latin “abruptus”=steep, broken off < “ab-“=away from +”rumpere”=to break.

Round green vegetable with edible buds and leaves. Spanish “alcarchofa” < Arabic “al-karsufa” < “al”=the + “karsufa.”

Being rich; having wealth. Latin “affluens”=flowing freely < “affluere”=to flow < “af-“=away + “fluere”=to flow.