Today we're checking out daguerrean, which comes from the world of photography.
Back in 1839, in France, Louis Daguerre ("duh GAIR") invented one of the first kinds of photography. He named the process after himself. Daguerreotypes ("duh GAIR uh types") look creepy and old-fashioned now, but they were high-tech back then:
Daguerre's methods got better over time, but early on, it took a long time to take each photograph, which explains why there's not much smiling in them.
You crowd into the Haunted Mansion's Portrait Chamber, where even the voice of the Ghost Host manages to sound daguerrean.
Explain the meaning of "daguerrean" without saying "eerie" or "antiquated."
Fill in the blank: "The memory seems motionless and colorless, daguerrean, even: _____."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of DAGUERREAN is
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