What are the two adjectival forms of
the word troglodyte?
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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.
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
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