Lessons From the Dictionary: Anagoge

A largely forgotten word about our desire to ascend

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As ever, I’m considerably behind on my goal to read The World Book Dictionary, cover-to-cover, in about two years’ time (a pace of approximately 2.5 to 3 pages a day). In fact, I’m still in the A section. However, I can’t feel too bad about this, because I’ve reached the ana- words — and, as it turns out, they are…