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uma·mi    \ü-ˈmä-mē\
noun
: a taste sensation that is meaty or savory and is produced by
several amino acids and nucleotides (as glutamate and aspartate)

Origin: Japanese, savoriness, flavor.
First use: 1979
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ac·qui·esce    \ˌa-kwē-ˈes\
intransitive verb

: to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying silent or by not arguing

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: to accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively — often used with "in" and sometimes with "to"


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I love this word so much despite it's meaning..it's beautifulThumbs Up

lachrymose   

lach·ry·mose  [lak-ruh-mohs]  
adjective
1.
suggestive of or tending to cause tears; mournful.
2.
given to shedding tears readily; tearful.
Origin: 
1655–65;  < Latin lacrimōsus,  equivalent to lacrim ( a ) tear (see lachrymal) + -ōsus -ose1

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lach·ry·mose·ly, adverb
lach·ry·mos·i·ty  [lak-ruh-mos-i-tee]

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gar·ru·lous  [gar-uh-luhs, gar-yuh-] 
adjective
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excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.
2.
wordy or diffuse: a garrulous and boring speech.
Origin: 
1605–15;  < Latin garrulus  talkative, garrulous, equivalent to garr ( īre ) to chatter + -ulus -ulous
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surreptitious ˌsʌrəpˈtɪʃəs

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kept secret, especially because it would not be approved of.
"low wages were supplemented by surreptitious payments from tradesmen"


synonyms:     secret, stealthy, clandestine, secretive, sneaky, sly, furtive, concealed, hidden, undercover, covert, veiled, under the table, cloak-and-dagger, backstair, indirect; More
antonyms:     blatant, open, honest


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aus·pi·cious   \ȯ-ˈspi-shəs\
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: showing or suggesting that future success is likely
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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.



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polemology

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polemology (po-luh-MOL-uh-jee) noun

The science and study of human conflict and war.

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pandiculation

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pandiculation (pan-DIK-yuh-lay-shuhn) noun

The act of stretching oneself.


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anthroponym

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anthroponym (an-THROP-uh-nim) noun

A personal name.

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