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Old 12-31-2013, 08:12 AM   #271
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reverie:
A state of dreaming while awake; a loose or irregular train of thought;
musing or meditation; daydream.
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Old 01-01-2014, 07:30 AM   #272
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The creation or beginning of something; the establishment.
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Old 01-01-2014, 07:30 PM   #273
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Here's a link to the names of 48 things for which you may not have known the name:

48 Things You Didn't Know Had Names | Mental Floss
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:55 PM   #274
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cacophonous:
Containing, consisting of, or producing harsh, unpleasant or discordant
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Old 01-04-2014, 08:39 PM   #275
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swage:
A tool, used by blacksmiths and other metalworkers, for cold shaping of
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Old 01-05-2014, 06:14 AM   #276
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Twelfth cake:
A decorative cake distributed among friends or visitors on the festival
of Twelfth Night (which is either the evening of January 5th or of
January 6th, depending on interpretation).
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:27 AM   #277
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at first blush:
(idiomatic) Upon first impression or consideration; seemingly,
apparently, ostensibly.
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:32 AM   #278
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1. An inhabitant of a borough with full rights; a citizen.
2. (historical) A town magistrate.
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factitious:
1. Created by humans; artificial.
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pf, someone has left a word for your 'word of the day' thread. it has come, in error or by design, lacking the customary introduction.
the word is 'vouchsafe' -- from the looks of it, what do you suppose it means?
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