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    In reverie, I felt you holding me. Dogar The Brave's Avatar
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    Compunction-a feeling of guilt or moral scruple that follows the doing of something bad.

    Latin: compungere

    com-fully

    pungere -prick


    Fully pricked, stung, in pain.


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    New Words are for Eggead losers.
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    I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it. Lord's Avatar
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    Anachronistic: chronologically misplaced

    Source: 4chan

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    Carregorogal: see categorical

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    soporific: tending to induce drowsiness or sleep

    where from: post at an economics blog about how arne duncan's educational reforms are dumb


    it feels like a word i've know before but haven't come across enough so had forgotten

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qoorl View Post
    Carregorogal: see categorical

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    this word

    other than that I already know all the words

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    Vanity of vanities, all is vanity Hicky's Avatar
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    i did very recently learn that the word 'tabernacle' means 'to dwell among' in the original hebrew

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    it's not a real word hicky

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    i didn't think it was

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    eisegesis
    - the interpretation of a text (as of the Bible) by reading into it one's own ideas

    i like this word

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    Codex

    An age-old manuscript

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    Piazza - A city square in Italy and the Dalmatian coast. Comparable to the Spanish plaza.

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    Whataboutery

    1. Protesting at hypocrisy; responding to criticism by accusing one's opponent of similar or worse faults.
    2. Protesting at inconsistency; refusing to act in one instance unless similar action is taken in other similar instances.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallac...tive_privation

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