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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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catchment

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

 
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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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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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Peripatetic - traveling from place to place, in particular working or based in various places for relatively short periods.

 
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insouciance

lighthearted unconcern : NONCHALANCE

 
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