Definition: the ability to hold the interest of others; pleasingly amusing; diverting

Derivation: Latin, originally meant ‘maintain & continue;” later “maintain in a certain condition, treat in a certain way;” then “to show hospitality”

• We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character from those who are around us. — John Locke (1632-1704) English philosopher
• One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant. — John Locke (1632-1704) English philosopher