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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-17, 14:19

rubberneck
verb
-to look about or state with great curiousity, as by craning the neck or turning the head.
-to gawk at
noun
-a sightseer; tourist.
-an extremely curious person.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-18, 14:53

bucolic
adjective
-of, pertaining to, or suggesting and idyllic rural life.
-of or pertaining to shepherds; patoral.
noun
-a pastoral poem.
-Archaic. a farmer; shepherd; rustic.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-19, 22:03

tatterdemalion
adjective
-ragged; unkempt or dilapidated
noun
-a person in tatterd clothing; a shabby person
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-20, 14:31

schism
noun
-division or disunion, especially into mutually opposed parties.
-the parties so formed.
-Ecclesiastical. a. a formal division within, or separation from, a church or religious body or some doctrinal offense. b. the state of a sect or body formed by such division. c. the offense of causing or seeking to cause such a division.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-21, 15:30

geminate
adjective
-Also, geminated. combined or arranged in pairs, twin, coupled.
verb
-to make or become doubled or paired.
noun
-Phonetics. a double consonant sound.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-22, 13:45

sudser
noun
-Informal. any movie, play, or the like that is designed to provoke a tearful response.
-Informal. a soap opera
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-23, 14:39

apothegm
noun
-a short, pithy, instructive saying; a terse remark or aphorism.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-24, 14:49

yestreen
adverb
-during yesterday evening.
noun
-yesterday evening; last evening.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-25, 18:17

eternize
verb
-to make eternal; perpetuate.
-to immortalize.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-26, 13:52

quidnunc
noun
-a person who is eager to know the latest news or gossip; a gossip or busybody.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-27, 15:48

gainsay
verb
-to deny, dispute, or contradict.
-to speak or act against; oppose.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-28, 14:50

middling
adjective
-mediocre; ordinary; commonplace; pedestrian
-medium, moderate, or average in size, quantity, or quality
-Older Use. in fairly good health.
adverb
-moderately, fairly
noun
-middlings, any of various products or commodities of intermediate quality, grade, size, etc., as the coarser particles of ground wheat mingled with bran.
-Often, middlings. Also called middling meat.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-29, 18:04

agog
adjective
-highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.
adverb
-in a state of eager desire; excitedly
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-30, 15:59

extemporize
verb
-to speak with little or no advance preparation
-to sing, or play on an instrument, composing the music as one proceeds; improvise.
-to do or manage something in a makeshift way.
-to make or devise extempore.
-Music. to compose offhand; improvise
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-05-31, 15:26

moonbow
noun
-a rainbow caused by the refraction and reflection of light from the moon
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-01, 18:57

jiggery-pokery
noun
-Chiefly British. trickery, hocus-pocus; fraud; humbug
-Chiefly British. sly, underhand action
-Chiefly British. manipulation
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-02, 15:15

oxter
noun
-Scot. and North England. the armpit
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-03, 20:06

cryptozoology
noun
-the study of evidence tending to substantiate the existence of, or the search for. creatures whose reported existence is unproved, as the Abominable Snowman or the Loch Ness monster.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-04, 19:27

floccinaucinihilipilification
noun
-Rare. the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the english language).
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-05, 18:43

holophrase
noun
-a word functioning as a phrase or sentence, as the imperative Go!
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-06, 20:55

telesthesia
noun
-sensation or perception received at a distance without the normal operation of the recognized sense organs.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-07, 20:21

Aggrandize
verb
-to widen in scope; increase in size or intensity; enlarge; extend.
-to make great or greater in power, wealth, rank, or honor.
-to make (something) appear greater.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-08, 15:30

urbane
adjective
-having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of sophisticated social life in major cities
-reflecting elegance, sophisitcation, etc., especially in expression
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-09, 19:17

obsolescence
noun
-the state, process, or condition of being or becoming obsolete.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-10, 22:46

pentimento
noun
-Painting. the presence or emergence of earlier images, forms, or strokes that have been changed and painted over.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-11, 17:25

'sblood
interjection
-Obsolete. a euphemistic shortening of God's blood, used as an oath.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-12, 20:11

cavort
verb
-to prance or caper about.
-to behave in a high-spirited, festive manner; make merry
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-13, 14:40

shivaree
noun
-a mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married couple; charivari.
-Informal. an elaborate, noisy celebration.
verb
-to serenade with a shivaree.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-14, 21:38

unquiet
adjective
-agitated; restless; disordered; turbulent
-mentally or emotionally disturbed; vexed or perturbed; uneasy
noun
-a state of agitation, turbulence, disturbance, etc.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-15, 18:38

definiens
noun
-something that defines, especially the defining part of a dictionary entry.
-Logic. an expression in terms of which another may be adequately defined.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-16, 13:45

technophobia
noun
-abnormal fear or anxiety about the effects of advanced technology.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-17, 14:28

lackadaisical
adjective
-without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic
-lazy; indolent
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-18, 21:47

unreality
noun
-something that is unreal, invalid, imaginary, or illusory
-lack of reality; quality of being real
-incompetence or impracticality, especially in everyday matters.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-20, 00:31

inviolable
adjective
-prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration
-incapable of being violated; incorruptible; unassailable

well now we know the definition of inviolable, and it's relevance to the Living Saint's aura in the SoB's stronghold in Kaurava
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-20, 21:43

cavil
verb
-to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually followed by at or about)
-to oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections
noun
-a trivial and annoying objection.
-the raising of such objections.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-21, 20:56

swashbuckler
noun
-a swaggering swordsman, soldier, or adventurer; daredevil.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-22, 13:41

clepe
verb
-Archaic. to call; name (now chiefly in the past participate as ycleped or yclept).
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-23, 22:35

otiose
adjective
-being at leisure; idle; indolent.
-ineffective or futile.
-superfluous or useless.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-24, 21:50

ennui
noun
-a feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest; boredom
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-26, 15:25

*shite I forgot yesterday*
tenderfoot
noun
-a raw, inexperienced person; novice.
-a newcomer to the ranching and mining regions of the western U.S., unused to hardships.
-one in the lowest rank of the Boy Scouts of America or Girl Scouts of America
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-27, 17:19

preprandial
adjective
-before a meal, especially before dinner; anteprandial
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-28, 14:23

stinkaroo
noun
-Slang. something markedly inferior in quality
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-29, 13:57

piebald
adjective
-having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti-colored.
noun
-a piebald animal, especially a horse.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-06-30, 14:56

whodunit
noun
-Informal. a narrative dealing with a murder or a series of murders and the detection of the criminal; detective story.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-01, 16:08

contradistinction
noun
-distinction by opposition or contrast
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-02, 13:48

dragoman
noun
-(In the Near East) a professional interpreter.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-02, 14:00

You sure it isnt a dragon-human hybrid?
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-02, 14:28

I'm sure, it kinda surprised me too
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-03, 16:43

quixotic
adjective
-extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable
-(sometimes initial capital letter) resembling or befitting Don Quixote.
-impulsive and often rashly unpredictable.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-04, 14:47

e pluribus unum
null
-Latin. out of many, one (motto of the U.S.)
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-07-05, 19:20

mien
noun
-air, bearing, or demeanor, as showing character, feeling, etc.
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