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Old 09-10-2019, 11:32 AM   #61
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For example, one could be parsimonious with words, or parsimonious with money.

The word is an adjective rather than a noun (the simplest theory" would be a thing, so the word for it would be a noun)

- you're not even sharing anything new. just trying to impress yourself -
I'm unsure as to what your concern is. Can you clarify the point you are attempting to make?

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 11:41 AM   #62
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harrumph: (1) to clear the throat in a pompous way, (2) to comment disapprovingly.
this is incredibly smurfy:
She harrumphed on my constant harrumphing.

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:01 PM   #63
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Viaticum - the Eucharist as given to a person near or in danger of death.

2.
ARCHAIC
a supply of provisions or an official allowance of money for a journey.

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:04 PM   #64
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I'm unsure as to what your concern is. Can you clarify the point you are attempting to make?

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:11 PM   #65
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denizen: (1) inhabitant, (2) a person admitted to residence or citizenship in a foreign country, (3) one that frequents a place

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 12:12 PM   #66
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truck garden - a farm where vegetables are grown for market

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 03:04 PM   #67
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"Malidoma told me there is a word in his village: yielbongura. It means 'the things that knowledge cannot eat.'" - from Dagaare, the language of the Dagaaba, an "ethnic group located north of the convergence of Ghana, Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire."

 
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Old 09-10-2019, 03:06 PM   #68
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I like this a lot

 
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:50 AM   #69
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elision:

1. a: the use of a speech form that lacks a final or initial sound which a variant speech
form has (such as 's instead of is in there's)
b: the omission of an unstressed vowel or syllable in a verse to achieve a uniform
metrical pattern

2. the act or an instance of omitting something

 
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:49 AM   #70
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catchment

1: something that catches water
also : the amount of water caught
2: the action of catching water

 
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Old 09-15-2019, 02:07 PM   #71
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hardscrabble:

1a: being or relating to a place of barren or barely arable soil
a hardscrabble farm
hardscrabble prairies
b: getting a meager living from poor soil
a hardscrabble farmer
2: marked by poverty
a hardscrabble cotton town
a hardscrabble childhood

 
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Old 09-16-2019, 05:39 AM   #72
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tranche

a division or portion of a pool or whole
specifically : an issue of bonds derived from a pooling of like obligations (such as securitized mortgage debt) that is differentiated from other issues especially by maturity or rate of return

 
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:05 AM   #73
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Peripatetic - traveling from place to place, in particular working or based in various places for relatively short periods.

 
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Old 09-16-2019, 03:07 PM   #74
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insouciance

lighthearted unconcern : NONCHALANCE

 
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Old 09-16-2019, 10:56 PM   #75
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pish - an imitated bird call (usually a scold or alarm call) used by birders and ornithologists to attract birds, generally passerines.

 
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:39 PM   #76
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Passerine - any bird of the order Passeriformes, comprising more than half of all birds and typically having feet adapted for perching.

 
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Old 09-17-2019, 09:21 AM   #77
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Bimaristan is a Persian word meaning "hospital", with Bimar- from Middle Persian of vīmār or vemār, meaning "sick" plus -stan as location and place suffix. In the medieval Islamic world, the word "Bimaristan" was used to indicate a hospital where the ill were welcomed and cared for by qualified staff.

 
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Old 09-17-2019, 12:13 PM   #78
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Taiga: a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces, and larches. In North America it's often referred to as the boreal forest or snow forest.

 
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Old 09-17-2019, 01:11 PM   #79
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Taiga: Here the Slavs have always ruled!

North America: Here the Slavs will someday rule!


LONG LIVE THE GSGE!!! (Greater Slavic Galactic Empire!!!)

 
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Old 09-19-2019, 04:54 PM   #80
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Unisonance - a blending of sounds

 
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Old 09-23-2019, 09:45 AM   #81
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Abnegate: to renounce, relinquish, give up or abandon something, often used about rights or responsibilities

I learned this one by reading Faulkner, which is a pretty good way to learn some cool and unusual words

 
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Old 09-23-2019, 10:27 AM   #82
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THATS COOL

MAYBE NEXT HE"LL LEARN YOU TO USE TERMINAL PUNCTUATION











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Old 09-23-2019, 11:23 AM   #83
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Honestly, my man Willie F was not the dude to rely on for strict adherence to the niceties of English

 
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Old 09-23-2019, 11:25 AM   #84
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WELL I GUESS THAT ASPLAINS IT

 
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Old 09-23-2019, 11:52 AM   #85
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The post so nice the server made me do it twice!

Last edited by topleybird : 09-23-2019 at 11:54 AM. Reason: Thanks a lot, Netphoria, now I look like a fool

 
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Old 09-23-2019, 11:59 AM   #86
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BY THE WAY ALL THE WORDS YOU GUYS POST I ALREADY KNEW

NOW ITS TRUE I FORGOT ALL THE DEFINITIONS BUT STILL I USED TO KNOWN THEM BEFORE YOU SO THAT MAKES ME BETTER

 
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picaresque
: of or relating to rogues or rascals
also : of, relating to, suggesting, or being a type of fiction dealing with the episodic adventures of a usually roguish protagonist

 
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The Sahel is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition in Africa between the Sahara to the north and the Sudanian Savanna to the south. Having a semi-arid climate, it stretches across the south-central latitudes of Northern Africa between the Atlantic Ocean and the Red Sea.

 
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1: a person who attacks settled beliefs or institutions
2: a person who destroys religious images or opposes their veneration

 
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