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Originally posted by liesnalibis liesnalibis wrote:

I'll get some in before I hit the sack. I had no idea this word was pronounced this way. In fact, I had no idea the spelling and pronunciation were of the same word. Interesting when that happens.

reveille

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reveille (REV-uh-lee) noun

1. The sounding of a bugle early in the morning to awaken and summon people in a camp or garrison. This bugle call or its equivalent. The first military formation of the day.

2. A signal to get up out of bed.

LOLthe French-speaker in me hates the way this word is pronounced here..I saw it and thought it was prounounced "re-vaye" like in French
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serendipity
Line breaks: ser¦en|dip¦ity
Pronunciation: /ˌsɛr(ə)nˈdɪpɪti    /
NOUN

[MASS NOUN]
The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way:
a fortunate stroke of serendipity
[COUNT NOUN]: a series of small serendipities

Origin

1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes ‘were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of’.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote afrokock Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 26 2014 at 3:25am
Wow I was just thinking bout that word!!!!!!!!!!

Juju!

No way!

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Shockedforreal?? gosh afro...we need to stop doing thisLOL
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I'm for real ..

I was coming out of the confessions thread and thought serendipitous and said what the heck, serendipity will do .. then I clicked this thread next and just said .. Ohh fucck

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serendipity in action....Approve
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con·trived     \kən-ˈtrīvd\
adjective
: having an unnatural or false appearance or quality

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: having an unnatural or false appearance or quality : artificial, labored <a contrived plot>

Examples
The movie's contrived ending was a big disappointment.
The results of the test seemed somewhat contrived.

Origin: (see contrive).
First use: 15th century
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CherryBlossom Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar 27 2014 at 3:47am
I like this wordLOL eta: bhm really?Sleepy
brag.gadocio   

brag·ga·do·ci·o  [brag-uh-doh-shee-oh]  Show IPA
noun, plural brag·ga·do·ci·os.
1.
empty boasting; bragging.
2.
a boasting person; bra rt.
Origin: 
 after Brag.gadocchio,  boastful character in Spenser's Faerie Queene  (1590), apparently a pseudo-Italian  coinage based on brag

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brag·ga·do·ci·an, adjective


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pernicious/ pəˈnɪʃəs/

adjective
1.
having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
"the pernicious influences of the mass media"


synonyms:     harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious, hurtful, detrimental, deleterious, dangerous, adverse, inimical, unhealthy, unfavourable, bad, evil, baleful, wicked, malign, malevolent, malignant, noxious, poisonous, cancerous, corrupting, ruinous, deadly, lethal, fatal; More

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