Ansier and astylar etc.

The week’s new words for me

antsy (antsier)
restless, impatient, nervous. Origins stated as 1838 US English (rural southern), perhaps from the expression ”having ants in one’s pants”. Probably an urban buzzword but it didn’t get over
DK’s attention threshold until the Economist started using it.

farrago
a confused mixture, a muddle, hodgepodge. I’ve seen this word a few times before but have been too lazy to check it. I suspect I saw it used in the context of Brexit…..

astylar
(in the context of masonry) when neither columns or pilasters are used for decoration

orthogonal
(structure) “of or involving right angles” (Concise Oxford Dictionary)

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