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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-26, 14:53

taphephobia
noun
-Psychiatry. an abnormal fear of being buried alive.

what constitutes as abnormal?
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-27, 14:34

lycanthrope
noun
-a werewolf or alien spirit in the physical form of a bloodthirsty wolf.
-a person affected with lycanthropy.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-27, 14:45

"alien spirit"? O.o
Since when do we count dead aliens as part of folklore and stuff?
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-28, 16:34

by "alien spirit" it probably ment a spirit not native to the body, and not the extraterrestrial alien

Jotunheim
noun
-Scandinavian Mythology. the outer world, or realm of giants; Utgard.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-29, 18:02

barghest
noun
-a legendary doglike goblin believed to portend death or misfortune.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-31, 04:55

epicedium
noun
-a funeral song; dirge
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-10-31, 21:25

ignis fatuus
noun
-something deluding or misleading.
-Also called friar's lantern, will-o'-the-wisp. a flitting phosphorescent light seen at night, chiefly over marshy ground, and believed to be due to spontaneous combustion of gas from decomposed organic matter
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-01, 17:01

ferhoodle
verb
-Chiefly Pennsylvania German Area. to confuse or mix up
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-02, 13:31

desultory
adjective
-digressing from or unconnected with the main subject, random
-lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnectful; fitful
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-03, 17:07

landloper
noun
-a wanderer, vagrant, or adventurer.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-04, 18:06

coriaceous
adjective
-of or like leather.

(auto correct has to expand it's dictionary if I'm not mistaken)
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-05, 13:16

recondite
adjective
-dealing with very profound, difficult, or abstruse subject matter
-beyond ordinary knowledge or understanding; esoteric
-little known; obscure
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-06, 16:37

crepuscular
adjective
-of, relating to, or resembling twilight; dim; indistinct.
-Zoology. appearing or active in twilight, as certain bats and insects.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-08, 16:04

frangible
adjective
-easily broken; breakable
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-09, 19:07

lassitude
noun
-weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, etc.; lack of energy; listlessness; langour
-a condition of indolent difference
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-10, 13:09

logophile
noun
-a lover of words.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-11, 13:15

magnanimous
adjective
-proceeding from or revealing generosity or nobility of mind, character, etc.
-high-minded; noble
-generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-13, 13:13

*sigh* right, here we go:

YESTERDAY:
saporific
adjective
-producing or imparting flavor or taste

TODAY:
inconnu
noun
-a person who is unknown; stranger.
-Also called sheefish. a game fish, Stenodus leucichthys, of fresh or brackish northern waters.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-15, 01:39

indefatigable
adjective
-incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-15, 17:49

diaphanous
adjective
-very sheer and light; almost completely transparent or translucent.
-delicately hazy.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-17, 01:36

hortatory
adjective
-urging to some course of conduct or action; exhorting; encouraging
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-17, 16:42

Panglossian
adjective
-characterized by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity.

now there's a word for all those cheery characters in a movie, game, or story: Panglossian
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-18, 14:51

slugabed
noun
-a lazy person who stays in bed long after the usual time for arising.

*this hit home a little for me
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-19, 14:21

empyreal
adjective
-pertaining to the sky; celestial
-pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients.
-formed of pure fire or light
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-20, 19:16

penurious
adjective
-extremely stingy; parsimonious; miserly.
-extremely poor; destitute; indigent.
-poorly or inadequately supplied; lacking in means or resources.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-21, 17:57

nominalize
verb
-to convert (another part of speech) into a noun, as in changing the adjective lowly into the lowly or the verb legalize into legalization.
-to convert (an underlying clause) into a noun phrase, as in changing he drinks to his drinking in I am worried about his drinking.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-22, 17:22

gratulation
noun
-a feeling of joy.
-the expression of joy.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-23, 14:16

splendiferous
adjective
-splendid; magnificent; fine.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-26, 16:56

gormandize
verb
-to eat greedily or ravenously.
noun
-unrestrained enjoyment of fine foods, wines, and the like.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-27, 19:36

oniomania
noun
-an uncontrollable desire to buy things.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-29, 07:54

Shit forgot the word
pandiculation
noun
-the act of stretching oneself.

Give it some hours and I'll post today's
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-29, 15:04

nocturne
noun
-Music. a piece appropriate to the night or evening.
-Music. an instrumental composition of a dreamy or pensive character.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-11-30, 18:27

bibliotaph
noun
-a person who caches or hoards books.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-01, 17:25

winkle
verb
-British. Informal. to pry (something) out of a place, as winkle meat is dug out of its shell with a pin (usually followed by out).
noun
-British. any of various marine gastropods; periwinkle.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-02, 17:35

propinquity
noun
-nearness in place; proximity.
-affinity of nature; similarity.
-nearness in time.
-nearness of relation; kinship.

this word had 3 of those definitions repeated just with nearness capitalized
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-04, 04:29

Almost missed today

foudroyant
adjective
-striking as with lightning; sudden and overwhelming in effect; stunning; dazzling.
-Pathology. (of disease) beginning in a sudden and severe form.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-05, 02:35

spoonerism
noun
-the transposition of usual initial sounds in a pair of words.
-the transposition of initial or other sounds of words, usually by accident, as in a blushing crow for a crushing blow.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-05, 18:02

schmatte
noun
-Slang. an old ragged garment; tattered article of clothing.
-Slang. any garment.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-07, 03:36

gambol [gam-buh l]
intransitive verb
-to dance and skip about in play; to frolic.
verb
-to skip about, as in dancing or playing; frolic.
noun
-a skipping or leaping about in frolic.
-a skipping or frisking about; frolic.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-07, 13:38

bombinate
intransitive verb
-to buzz; to hum; to drone.
verb
-to make a humming or buzzing noise.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-08, 14:07

antipodes
noun
-places diametrically opposite each other on the globe.
-those who dwell there.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-09, 14:24

lexicographer
noun
-a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-10, 15:32

fugacious
adjective
-lasting but a short time; fleeting.
-fleeting; transitory
-Botany. falling or fading early.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-11, 22:33

fortnight
noun
-the space of fourteen nights and days; two weeks.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-12, 16:26

antediluvian
adjective
-Of or relating to the period before the Biblical flood.
-very old, old fashioned, or out of date; antiquated; primitive
-of or belonging to the period before the Flood. Gen. 7, 8.
-Antiquated; from or belonging to a much earlier time
noun
-a person who lived before the Flood.
-One who lived before the Biblical flood.
-a very old or old-fashioned person or thing.
-a very old (or old-fashioned) person.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-13, 18:37

matutinal
adjective
-Relating to or occurring in the morning; early.
-pertaining to or occurring in the morning; early in the day.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-14, 14:36

telluric
adjective
-of or preceeding from the earth or soil.
-of or relating to the earth; terrestrial.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-15, 13:39

clishmaclaver
noun
-Scot. gossip; idle or foolish talk.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-16, 14:15

milquetoast
noun [milk-tohst]
-(sometimes initial capital letter) a very timid, unassertive, spineless person, especially one who is easily dominated or intimidated
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-18, 16:37

eudemonic
adjectiveĀ [yoo-di-mon-ik]
-pertaining or conductive to happiness.
-pertaining to eudemonics or eudemonism.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2015-12-19, 22:15

valediction
noun
-an act of bidding farewell or taking leave.
-an utterance, oration, or the like, given in bidding farewell or taking leave; valedictory.
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