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What are the two adjectival forms of the word troglodyte?




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Answer: troglodytic and troglodytical

The word troglodyte derives from the Greek troglodutae, people who live in holes, which in turn derives from from the Greek trogle, hole, and dyein, go in.


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Dear Mr Moot: These two adjectives have the same meaning, but some such pairs have usefully different meanings - e.g. economic and economical. I guess, where there's no difference in meaning, the shorter form is to be preferred because it is (if you'll pardon the expression) more economical.
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