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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2012, 05:34:02 PM »
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2012, 01:08:46 AM »
sophism

I throw this at our HR manager when he's being a ass

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2012, 04:18:19 AM »
loquacious

Wasn't that Picard's borg designation?
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2012, 10:09:18 AM »
That's Locutus you ninny.
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« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2012, 03:24:05 PM »
That's Locutus you ninny.

That's what I said diddle I?

Cake

'nuff said.
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #20 on: October 05, 2012, 10:47:20 AM »
misogynist

word that apply to some men i know...

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2012, 03:06:09 PM »
inspactidars   ;D

reptile

sheath
scabbard
riddle

indestructible

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2012, 05:08:51 AM »
Pulchritude
Comeliness
 Beauty

Find this word in many romances and like it a lot, the Urban Dictionary shows another meaning but I'll pass it...

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2012, 08:07:46 AM »
Zeugma
is a figure of speech in which two or more parts of a sentence are joined with a single common verb or noun.

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2012, 12:55:26 PM »
contiguous

I just like the way it sounds...also, any word with "uou" in it is a fave.

con·tig·u·ous adjective \kən-ˈti-gyə-wəs, -gyü-əs\
Definition of CONTIGUOUS

1
: being in actual contact : touching along a boundary or at a point
2
of angles : adjacent 2
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: next or near in time or sequence
4
: touching or connected throughout in an unbroken sequence <contiguous row houses>
— con·tig·u·ous·ly adverb
— con·tig·u·ous·ness noun
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Examples of CONTIGUOUS

<Connecticut and Massachusetts are contiguous states.>
And in the west, contiguous to Lebanon, was the mountain stronghold of Latakia … —Robert D. Kaplan, Atlantic, February 1993
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Origin of CONTIGUOUS

Latin contiguus, from contingere to have contact with — more at contingent
First Known Use: circa 1609
Related to CONTIGUOUS

Synonyms: abutting, adjoining, bordering, conterminous, adjacent, flanking, flush, fringing, joining, juxtaposed, neighboring, skirting, touching, verging
Antonyms: nonadjacent, noncontiguous
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Rhymes with CONTIGUOUS

ambiguous, exiguous
con·tig·u·ous  adjective \kən-ˈtig-yə-wəs\   (Medical Dictionary)
Medical Definition of CONTIGUOUS

: being in actual contact : touching along a boundary or at a point
—con·ti·gu·ity   noun, plural con·ti·gu·it·ies
—con·tig·u·ous·ly adverb
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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #25 on: November 12, 2012, 09:25:35 PM »
Immaculate -0.0-
1.free from spot or stain; spotlessly clean: immaculate linen.
2.free from moral blemish or impurity; pure; undefiled.
3.free from fault or flaw; free from errors: an immaculate text.
4.Biology . having no spots or colored marks; unicolor.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English  < Latin immaculātus  unspotted.

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Synonyms
irreproachable, blameless, unimpeachable, unexceptionable.

Immaculacy


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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #26 on: November 13, 2012, 05:57:04 PM »
emetic

an agent that induces vomiting.

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2012, 12:39:25 AM »
Concur

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #28 on: December 22, 2012, 12:32:16 AM »
Serendipity

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Re: Favorite Words
« Reply #29 on: December 22, 2012, 10:36:59 AM »
conglomerate