Meaning of ATE in English

ATE

I.

past of eat

II. ˈäd.ē, ˈā-; ˈäˌtā, ˈāˌtē noun

( -s )

Etymology: Greek atē; probably akin to Latvian vâts wound

: blind impulse, reckless ambition, or excessive folly that drives men to ruin

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