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dé·noue·ment    \ˌdā-ˌnü-ˈmäⁿ\
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: the final part of something (such as a book, a play, or a series of events)

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1 : the final outcome of the main dramatic complication in a literary work
2 : the outcome of a complex sequence of events
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Another one of my favorite words:

ar·chi·pel·a·go    \ˌär-kə-ˈpe-lə-ˌgō\ or \ˌär-chə-ˈpe-lə-ˌgō\
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: a group of islands

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1 : an expanse of water with many scattered islands
2 : a group of islands
3 : something resembling an archipelago; especially : a group or scattering of similar things <an archipelago of small parks within the city>
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recalcitrant is one of my favourite words
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uma·mi    \ü-ˈmä-mē\
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: 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\
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: 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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surreptitious ˌsʌrəpˈtɪʃəs

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1.
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 (pan-DIK-yuh-lay-shuhn) noun

The act of stretching oneself.


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