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March 21, 2019

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ses·qui·pe·da·li·an /ˌseskwəpəˈdālyən/ adjective FORMAL (of a word) polysyllabic; long. "sesquipedalian surnames" characterized by long words; long-winded. "the sesquipedali...

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March 8, 2019

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rendezvous[rahn-duh-voo, -dey-; French rahn-de-voo] noun, plural ren·dez·vous [rahn-duh-vooz; French rahn-de-voo] /ˈrɑn dəˌvuz; French rɑ̃ dɛˈvu/.an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certa...

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February 26, 2019

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snol·ly·gos·ter /ˈsnälēˌɡästər/ noun INFORMAL•US a shrewd, unprincipled person, especially a politician. "snollygosters must be thrown out of political office and other positions of power...

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February 12, 2019

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pal·la·di·um1 /pəˈlādēəm/ noun noun: palladium; symbol: Pd the chemical element of atomic number 46, a rare silvery-white metal resembling platinum. pal·la·di·um2 noun ARCHAIC noun: palladium; plu...

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January 29, 2019

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charisma 1. compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others. "she enchanted guests with her charisma" synonyms: charm, presence, aura, personality, force of personality, strength of cha...

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January 25, 2019

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con·stel·late [ˈkänstəlāt] VERB literary form or cause to form into a cluster or group; gather together. "the towns and valleys where people constellate" ·  ...

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