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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controversies_about_the_word_%22niggardly%22

In the United States, there have been several controversies concerning the word "niggardly", an ... Both negro and noir (and therefore also nègre and nigger) ultimately come from nigrum, the ... Howard refused but accepted another position with the mayor instead, insisting that he did not feel victimized by the incident. On the ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/74457/does-renege-have-any-racial-overtones-or-is-it-otherwise-offensive

I used the word "renege" in a meeting the other day (something like, "the vendor decided to renege on their offer of shipping replacement SAN ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renege

Define renege: to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do ... my so-called best friend promised to help me move, only to renege come Saturday morning ... The Latin word negāre, meaning “to deny” or “to say no,” and its form ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renig

Define renig: renege. ... You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you ... Do you know what languages these words come from?

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=renig

there is no definition for that incorrect spelling, because it's racist and used incorrectly to imply it's something a black person always does, yes, people of all races ...

www.word-detective.com/2009/06/renege

Jun 2, 2009 ... Dear Word Detective: All through my adolescent and adult life I have used the word "renege" when it comes to someone backing out of a deal ...

www.reddit.com/r/NoStupidQuestions/comments/5mespg/is_renig_a_racist_term_or_is_it_a_legit_word

Jan 6, 2017 ... Do not post illegal things, I.E. "Where can I find a copy of (movie/TV ... If so, will milk be able to come out, or will it be blocked and cause other ... It's spelled " renege," (same root word as renegade) and it is not a racist term.

www.dictionary.com/browse/renege

Cards. to play a card that is not of the suit led when one can follow suit; break a rule of play. 2. to go back on one's word: He has reneged on his promise.

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/24/offensive-words-_n_4144472.html

Oct 24, 2013 ... For example, did you know that Hip hip hooray! used to be a Nazi war cry ... did not ORIGINATE as a racist phrase, but rather evolved into one.

www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=renege

Look up renege at Dictionary.com: 1540s, "deny, renounce, abandon," from Medieval Latin renegare, from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix, + negare ...