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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Definitions for dissilient

  1. bursting apart; bursting open.

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Citations for dissilient
I imagined the dissilient pod of rumours a creative bureau chief up for promotion might hatch. Stories, once sprung, would snowball out of control, growing more damaging with each repetition. Susan Daitch, L.C., 2002
The court was dissilient, generationally fractured, manned (as it were) by an increasingly impatient and acquisitive nobility. Eric Scott Mallin, Inscribing the Time, 1995
Origin of dissilient
1650-1660
Dissilent comes from the Latin word dissilīre meaning "to leap apart."
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