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    Sonder:
n. The realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and...
    eqlover eqlover 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Lethologica - I have some to share. Perhaps they're not new to you... but faerie has this uncanny ability to invent words when I have no idea what to call it. Aside from...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 6 Responses May 20, 2012

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    Luxuriate - So I was reading a story from a friend in my circle and he was talking about appreciating the present. He used Luxuriate. I had never heard of this word before. I like...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 4 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Aiding expression - Language is so limiting in expressing certain things. When I learn new words, especially those in which are relative to personally ineffable emotions, I some...
    4gotwhereIwas 4gotwhereIwas 26-30 Nov 6, 2013

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    HONORIFICABILITUDINITATIBUS - I love the word HONORIFICABILITUDINITATIBUS which actually means to be honorable.
    Henna Henna 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 2, 2007

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    It'S Not Rude. Well Maybe Just A Little Bit. - I happened to notice some time ago that the Danish for 'shaving foam' is 'barberskum'. I hope that amuses you all as much as it does...
    40beeens 40beeens 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17, 2013

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    Nementia - nementia: n. the post-distraction effort to recall the reason why you're feeling particularly anxious or angry or excited, in which you retrace your sequence of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    Defenestration - "The board of directors needs to defenestrate the CEO." It means to get rid of, or literally, "throw out the window,"  Which if you're a CEO is a little harsher...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    Selcouth | sel-'kooth(adj.) unfamiliar, rare, strange, and yet marvelousHis selcouth manner took her completely off guard, and she loved every minute she spent with him.
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Scrupulous; (adjective) dilligent, thorough, and extremely attentive to details.
    harliemo harliemo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Love Seeing People's Recations - I love learning new words the best part though is seeing people's reaction though when they don't know the meaning of the word you've used :)
    ForeverAutumn80 ForeverAutumn80 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    Can You Pronounce All These Words Correctly? Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse...
    MSeigler MSeigler 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    New Sportsbook Site Launch - New Sportsbook site launch know more on http://my.opera.com/masterbetting/blog/2013/10/15/masterbsports-inc-announces-to-launch-its-new-website-http...
    masterbetting masterbetting 22-25, M Oct 15, 2013

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    Xeno - Xeno: n. the smallest measurable unit of human connection, typically exchanged between passing strangers - a flirtatious glance, a sympathetic nod, a shared laugh about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2013

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    Troglodyte - trog·lo·dyte  [trog-luh-dahyt]   noun 1. a prehistoric cave dweller. 2. a person of degraded, primitive, or brutal...
    Spankmesweetly Spankmesweetly 22-25, F Jun 16, 2013

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    Formication - I'll bet some of you are thinking you already know this word. Some of you may, but I'm sure some of you are confusing it with another word.This word, although only...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 7 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    philologist...? whats that? I read it off someone's story on ep? Maybe they meant philosopher, but they didnt know the spelling, and they put the 'philo' part before 'lo'(i dont...
    ShybutSweetGirl ShybutSweetGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    A Case Of Mistaken Identity. - I recently discovered that the proper name for this symbol - # - is an octothorpe. I feel it's far more distinguished than 'hashtag'. So let's...
    40beeens 40beeens 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    Try To Learn Dear friends I beg you to pay attention to read these lovely wise words went to me from a good friend. Real I;m so grateful to him and all of you. Greetings. The...
    sayedhadhood20 sayedhadhood20 51-55, M Mar 3

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    My New Words - A, B & C - I am always coming across new words. Sometimes they are in crossword puzzles. Sometimes I hear them. Other times I just look through the dictionary...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 22, 2011

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    Can'T Think Of That Word ....? - The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
    Myztikal Myztikal 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Mondegreen... Definition: The mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase in a way that gives it a new meaning; most commonly applied to lines in a poem or lyrics in a song. The...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M Feb 7

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    Whangdoodle - This word arrived to my inbox the other day and I'm not sure if it should fall under the compliment or insult category but I happen to think it's quite lovely. I'd...
    WittyDittyInc WittyDittyInc 26-30 2 Responses May 10, 2013

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    Bathykolpian - Despite first impressions, this really has nothing to do with baths or bathing. Of course, once its meaning is known, bathing is what you may wish to do.The word is...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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    Apodyopsis - apodyopsis: (n.) the act of mentally undressing someone Used in a sentence: She practiced her apodyposis on the rather alluring man standing across the room. I don't...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Steatopygia ~ Etymology: From the Greek "steato" (fat) and "pyge" (rump). Definition: An abnormal accumulation of fat on the buttocks. Use in a sentence: "No one told her that a...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 15

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    eloquent and zeitgeist are the most recent ones
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Paraprosdokian - To be honest I just like saying the word, the meaning is just a bonus! A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is...
    WittyDittyInc WittyDittyInc 26-30 2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    'Hearting'. - Is a new word that I've very much not liked learning. Not only is it a nauseatingly over-the-top expression for what is usually no more than a gesture of mild support...
    40beeens 40beeens 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Crapulent - At first glance, this may seem to be some type of scatological reference. In reality, it is an adjective that means to be sick from gross excess in drinking. "After...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    Learning Is Essential In Life.... - learning is essential in life.  learning new words allows you to expand your mind.  When you expand your mind you expand your reach
    candiestore1 candiestore1 31-35, F 2 Responses May 25, 2007

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    I Adore Hypocorisms - hy·poc·o·rism [hahy-pok-uh-riz-uhm] noun: 1. a pet name, term of endearment. 2. the practice of using a pet name. From what I understand it is similar in...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    List Of English Words Of Indian Origin - 1.Adda, from Bengali, a group of people .2 List of English words of Hindi or Urdu origin Bandanna from Bandhna...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2013

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    Crepuscular (adj) Of, pertaining to, or resembling twilight; dim; indistinct
    michellekay michellekay 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    THOT O.o- so everyone at my school keeps saying the word thot.... Apparently it means 'that ho over there' ... I now realize my fellow classmates are. very...challenged(yeah lets...
    JennyJen4lyfe JennyJen4lyfe 16-17, F Jan 15

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    I Think I May Be Afflicted - Basorexia (noun): 1. an overwhelming urge to neck or kiss 2. a strong craving or hunger for kissing Example: I'm overwhelmed with basorexia everytime I...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Play On Words - HUMOR FOR LEXOPHILES  (LOVERS OF WORDS):   I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.   Police were...
    elle2 elle2 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 25, 2007

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    Music To My Ears. - Stridulation - the act of producing sound by rubbing together certain body parts. It's a term usually applied to insects but with a bit of imagination could...
    40beeens 40beeens 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    especially when it comes to Latin/Greek suffixes or prefixes. just makes English more understandable in a certain degree.
    cindylouwho10 cindylouwho10 22-25, F Jan 12

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    Nyctophilia (n) love of darkness or night. Finding relaxation or comfort in the darkness
    TesstheMess TesstheMess 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I Might Be Feeling Concupiscent - concupiscence kon-kyoo-pi-suh-nsNoun: A strong, eager desire, especially sexual desire; ardent, usually sensual, longing; lust.Origin: 1300-50...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Psithurism (n.) - the sound of wind through trees; the sound of rustling leaves
    MariaRina MariaRina 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Sonder - Sonder n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own - populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    I always make up new words lol it's intertaining lol
    deven38 deven38 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Retromingent - descriptive of an animal that urinates backwards. Watch out for reindeer flying overhead! Merry Christmas to all.
    40beeens 40beeens 41-45, M Dec 24, 2013

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    Gigil - Gigil (Tagalog): The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute.Exhibit A:
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    Furbelow - Even though it shouldn't be necessary, I would be remiss if I didn't make the following disclaimer: This word has absolutely nothing to do with female grooming habits...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses May 17, 2013

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    Athazagoraphobia -
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Callipygian - I thought this would dovetail nicely with my most recent entry in this group. For the benefit of those who were out that day, the word was "bathykolpian". The...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    Bibulous and Tipple - Bibulous is an adjective that means to be fond of alcoholic beverages, and tipple is verb for the activity of being a habitual drinker.  Both will lead to...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    My New Words - G, H & I - Gynotikolobomassophile - Someone who likes to nibble on women's earlobes. Not very useful in every day conversation, but it would be fantastic in a...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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     GustatoryWhile not really a new word to me, I thought it fitting for the holiday season. The definition is - relating to, or associated with eating or the sense of taste.This...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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