Neoteric, resile

neoteric nee-uh-TER-ik, adjective:
Recent in origin; modern; new.

Neoteric derives from Greek neoterikos, from neoteros, “younger,” comparative of neos, “young, new.”

resile ri-ZYL verb intr.

1. To rebound or recoil.
2. To shrink, withdraw, or retreat.

[From obsolete French resilir, from Latin resilire (to spring back).]

(yes, a variant on the french word for retreat… )

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