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Old 01-08-2014, 08:19 AM   #281
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Now that one I had to look up for the entire meaning, it's been one of those words I gleaned meaning by context, never looking it up. Here is the definition: give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner.

I always thought it meant to grant passage, did not realize it cold mean so much more.
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:08 AM   #282
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carpe diem:
Seize the day, make the most of today, enjoy the present.
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:04 AM   #283
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zeptomole:
(chemistry, physics) A small amount of a substance, especially a
countable number of atoms or molecules.
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Old 01-11-2014, 10:21 AM   #284
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superannuated:
Obsolete, antiquated.
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Old 01-14-2014, 12:29 PM   #285
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orgulous:
Proud; haughty; disdainful.
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Old 01-15-2014, 09:13 AM   #286
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floccinaucinihilipilificate:
(colloquial) To describe or regard something as worthless.
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Old 01-19-2014, 10:18 AM   #287
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ascertain:
To find out definitely; to discover or establish.
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casuistry:
1. The process of answering practical questions via interpretation of rules
or cases that illustrate such rules, especially in ethics.
2. (pejorative) A specious argument designed to defend an action or
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:05 AM   #289
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I just glad I don't have to use some of these in a sentence. Fit this one into a conversation:

palinspastic:
(geology, of a map) Showing the previous location of geological
features, correcting for any intervening crustal movements.
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(anatomy) The point at which a tendon, ligament, or muscle inserts into
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