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Originally posted by CherryBlossom CherryBlossom wrote:

^^LOLthat's how I've been doing it (apart from the few pulled from rt)

but it's probably because we've got some hardcore logophiles up in here..

that's right..cherry used a big word..







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i always liked this word:

saudade 
souˈdädə

A feeling of longing, melancholy, or nostalgia that is supposedly characteristic of the Portuguese or Brazilian temperament.
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pro·vo·ca·teur \prō-ˌvä-kə-ˈtər\
noun
1 : agent provocateur
2 : one who provokes <a political provocateur>


agent pro·vo·ca·teur \ˈä-ˌzhäⁿ-prō-ˌvä-kə-ˈtər, ˈā-jənt-\
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: a person employed to encourage people to break the law so that they can be arrested
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I do this with my afterschool kids... I gave them dire, dilate and some other D word. They have a week to use it in a sentence since I only have them for a few hours.


"Ms. Ming, this morning, on my way to school, I saw this girl whose edges were so dilated. she was in dire need of a wig."


the accomplished face she gave me, I couldn't laugh in her face. And, she came over to me, i didn't have to ask. I sent her to the computer to check if she used her words correctly and she came back laughing. She got the concept, just not the application
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scin·til·late \ˈsin-tə-ˌlāt\

intransitive verb
1 : to emit sparks : spark
2 : to emit quick flashes as if throwing off sparks : sparkle <stars scintillate in the sky>

transitive verb
: to throw off as a spark or as sparkling flashes <scintillate witticisms>
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ubiquitous juːˈbɪkwɪtəs/Submit

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1.present, appearing, or found everywhere.
"his ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family"


synonyms:     omnipresent, ever-present, present everywhere, everywhere, all-over, all over the place, pervasive, all-pervasive, universal, worldwide, global; More
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This is my word of the day. Never heard of it before.

Menarche is the first menstrual cycle, or first menstrual bleeding, in female humans.
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Originally posted by nekamarie83 nekamarie83 wrote:

pro·vo·ca·teur \prō-ˌvä-kə-ˈtər\
noun
1 : agent provocateur
2 : one who provokes <a political provocateur>


agent pro·vo·ca·teur \ˈä-ˌzhäⁿ-prō-ˌvä-kə-ˈtər, ˈā-jənt-\
noun
: a person employed to encourage people to break the law so that they can be arrested
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Originally posted by nekamarie83 nekamarie83 wrote:

an·tith·e·sis \an-ˈti-thə-səs\
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: the exact opposite of something or someone
: the state of two things that are directly opposite to each other


One of my favorite words to use.  Its so delicious. 

tan·ta·lize
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verb

1.
torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable.



(I didn't really know about the unobtainable part.  I assumed you could still have itLOL)


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