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Favorite Words
« on: September 15, 2012, 09:02:57 PM »
You must bold print the letter like such.  Then, describe it however you want, there are no rules.

constituent

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serving to compose or make up a thing; component: the constituent parts of a motor.

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2012, 09:11:19 PM »
perspicacious

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Having or showing penetrating mental discernment; clear-sighted.

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2012, 09:17:03 PM »
distrait:

Distracted or absent minded

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2012, 09:28:40 PM »
dis·com·bob·u·late transitive verb \ˌdis-kəm-ˈbä-b(y)ə-ˌlāt\

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: upset, confuse
— dis·com·bob·u·la·tion  noun
Examples of DISCOMBOBULATE

<our grandmother seems a bit discombobulated by all of this birthday fuss>
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2012, 08:39:04 AM »
Ebullience:

The sensation I get when beer enters the room.
Don't put off until tomorrow, what you can put off until the day after.

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« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2012, 10:56:11 AM »
Ah, nice word smokes!
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2012, 02:21:33 PM »
I like this word (I use it in my mother language too)

Inconspicuous

Not noticeable or prominent, unobtrusive

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2012, 10:34:43 AM »
relinquish
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to renounce or surrender (a possession, right, etc.): to relinquish the throne.

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2012, 10:57:42 AM »
Petrichor

Which is that delightful smell you get after rain.

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2012, 12:54:11 PM »
Diapason - a full, rich out pouring of melodious sound.

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« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2012, 07:37:12 PM »
hecatompedon

Hundred foot temple.

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« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2012, 10:53:37 PM »
incumbent
 the existing holder of a political office

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« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2012, 03:42:01 PM »
grace

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a : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification
b : a virtue coming from God
c : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace
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a : approval, favor <stayed in his good graces>
b archaic : mercy, pardon
c : a special favor : privilege <each in his place, by right, not grace, shall rule his heritage — Rudyard Kipling>
d : disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency
e : a temporary exemption : reprieve
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a : a charming or attractive trait or characteristic
b : a pleasing appearance or effect : charm <all the grace of youth — John Buchan>
c : ease and suppleness of movement or bearing
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—used as a title of address or reference for a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop
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: a short prayer at a meal asking a blessing or giving thanks
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plural capitalized : three sister goddesses in Greek mythology who are the givers of charm and beauty
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: a musical trill, turn, or appoggiatura
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a : sense of propriety or right <had the grace not to run for elective office — Calvin Trillin>
b : the quality or state of being considerate or thoughtful

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« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2012, 05:15:46 PM »
Mellifluous

Flowing with sweetness or honey.
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2012, 04:42:36 PM »
loquacious

lo·qua·cious adjective \lō-ˈkwā-shəs\
Definition of LOQUACIOUS

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: full of excessive talk : wordy
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: given to fluent or excessive talk : garrulous
— lo·qua·cious·ly adverb
— lo·qua·cious·ness noun
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Examples of LOQUACIOUS

a loquacious and glib politician
the loquacious host of a radio talk show
… long-cultivated dislikes and resentments, combined with a general expectation of coming apocalypse. He talked about these topics in a manner that managed to be tight-lipped and loquacious at the same time. —Ian Frazier, New Yorker, 22 & 29 Dec. 2003
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Origin of LOQUACIOUS

Latin loquac-, loquax, from loqui to speak
First Known Use: 1663
Related to LOQUACIOUS

Synonyms: blabby, chatty, conversational, gabby, garrulous, talkative, motormouthed, mouthy, talky
Antonyms: closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative
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Rhymes with LOQUACIOUS

audacious, bodacious, capacious, cetaceous, crustaceous, curvaceous, drupaceous, edacious, fallacious, flirtatious, fugacious, hellacious, herbaceous, mendacious, micaceous, pomaceous, predaceous, pugnacious, rapacious, rosaceous, sagacious, salacious, sebaceous, sequacious, setaceous, tenacious, testaceous, tufaceous, ungracious, veracious, vinaceous, voracious
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