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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Angie10 » 03 Mar 2018, 17:26

POMPOSITY

...just another word for snobbery. I love it LOL!
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby shielamae_18 » 05 Mar 2018, 07:58

Sheila
...is a Latin baby name
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby cmoneyspinner » 05 Mar 2018, 18:18

zanshin
(Japanese martial arts)
~ complete awareness
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Silvermist » 31 Mar 2018, 04:38

Pauciloquent means Using few words when speaking.(brief in speech)
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby cmoneyspinner » 31 Mar 2018, 18:07

Thank you @Silvermist for sharing this lovely word. It sounds musical. It led me to another word.

colliquant
~ third-person plural present active indicative of colliquō

colliquo (verb)
~ melt, liquefy, dissolve together
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Silvermist » 03 Apr 2018, 14:12

Chicanery -- The use of tricks to deceive somebody.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Angie10 » 03 Apr 2018, 14:17

Orbicular

circular or spherical
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby cmoneyspinner » 03 Apr 2018, 17:44

specious

adjective
1. apparently good or right though lacking real merit; superficially pleasing or plausible:
specious arguments.
2. pleasing to the eye but deceptive.
3. Obsolete. pleasing to the eye; fair.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Silvermist » 06 Apr 2018, 18:52

Wally drag ---- means a completely useless person.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby cmoneyspinner » 26 Apr 2018, 14:32

an·i·mus
ˈanəməs/Submit

noun
1. hostility or ill feeling.
"the author's animus toward her"

2. motivation to do something.
"the reformist animus came from within the Party"
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Silvermist » 27 Apr 2018, 03:00

Shangri-la

Definitions for Shangri-la
a faraway haven or hideaway of idyllic beauty and tranquility.
an imaginary paradise on earth, especially a remote and exotic utopia.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby cmoneyspinner » 27 Apr 2018, 17:42

shan't

An abbreviation for "shall not:.

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shant (without the apostrophe)
~ (plural shants)

1. (Britain, slang) A drink, usually a pint.
2. (Britain) A shack or shanty.

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/shant
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Silvermist » 30 Apr 2018, 07:00

Languor --

Means - Listlessness, inactivity.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby cmoneyspinner » 30 Apr 2018, 16:51

met·a·so·ma·tism (mĕt′ə-sō′mə-tĭz′əm)
~ also met·a·so·ma·to·sis (-sō′mə-tō′sĭs)
(noun)
The process by which the chemical composition of a rock is changed by interaction with fluids; replacement of one mineral by another without melting.

https://www.thefreedictionary.com/metasomatisms
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Silvermist » 01 May 2018, 17:43

Misanthrope -
someone who dislikes people in general
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