Root Word of the Day: ACCUMBENT

accumbent (noun) – leaning or reclining; lying against something
BREAKDOWN: AC- (towards) + CUMB- (to lie) + -ENT (being or inclined to)


This word is built on the root CUMB-, which means to lie down.
Common CUMB- words include succumb.
More esoteric CUMB- words include accumbent and procumbent.

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