disport & limpid

disport dis-PORT, intransitive verb:

To amuse oneself in light or lively manner; to frolic.

transitive verb:

1. To divert or amuse.
2. To display.

Disport derives from Old French desporter, “to divert,” from des-, “apart” (from Latin dis-) + porter, “to carry” (from Latin portare) — hence to disport is at root “to carry apart, or away” [from business or seriousness].

limpid LIM-pid adjective:

1. Clear; transparent.
2. Easily comprehensible; clear.
3. Calm; serene.

From Latin limpidus (clear).

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