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Old 01-23-2014, 02:34 PM   #291
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Here is a silly word...

blueberrying:
The act of gathering blueberries.
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Old 01-23-2014, 05:15 PM   #292
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Here is a silly word...

blueberrying:
The act of gathering blueberries.
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I would hope that the meaning would be obvious to the average person.

"the act of gathering...." brings to my mind a mental picture of merrily skipping along toting one's pail.
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Old 01-24-2014, 09:39 AM   #293
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Now we know what happened to the unicorns...

alicorn:
(now historical) The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or
pharmacological ingredient.
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:24 AM   #294
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Murmuration:

/merr'meuh ray"sheuhn/, n.

1. an act or instance of murmuring.

2. a flock of starlings.

Here's an example of the second meaning:

It blew me away.

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Old 01-26-2014, 10:57 AM   #295
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monoousian:
(theology) Having one and the same nature or essence, especially with
regard to the persons of the Trinity.
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Old 01-28-2014, 01:00 PM   #296
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penumbra:
A partially shaded area around the edges of a shadow, especially an
eclipse.
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obviate:
(transitive) To bypass a requirement or make it unnecessary.
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Old 01-30-2014, 10:18 AM   #298
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mignon:
Small and cute; pretty in a delicate way; dainty.
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smaragdine:
Having the colour of emeralds.
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cascabel:
1. A small, round, hot variety of chili pepper, Capsicum annuum, which
rattles when dry.
2. A knob at the end of a cannon, cast onto the gunbarrel, to which ropes
are attached in order to control recoil.
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