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2005-08-13 21:39:02

By Eduardo Orozco LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - The man whose appointment as Peru's foreign minister detonated the biggest Cabinet crisis of President Alejandro Toledo's four years in office stepped down on Saturday with a withering attack on the outgoing premier. Claiming to be the victim of "disloyalty and betrayal," Fernando Olivera told reporters neither he nor his Independent Moralizing Front party, Toledo's coalition partner since he took office in 2001, would again hold any...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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