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#211233 - 05/30/13 09:47 AM Re: This may be a tough one... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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hyperbolic

PRONUNCIATION: (hy-puhr-BOL-ik)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Of or pertaining to hyperbole.
2. Of or pertaining to hyperbola.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek hyperbole (excess), from hyperballein (to exceed), from hyper- + ballein (to throw). Earliest documented use: 1646, 1676.
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h -> t

TYPERBOLIC
1. expected excessive language
2. same old hyperbola dress

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#211235 - 05/30/13 11:46 AM Re: This may be a tough one... [Re: jenny jenny]
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hypercholic - one really sick baby
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#211241 - 05/30/13 10:07 PM Re: This may be a tough one... [Re: jenny jenny]
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HYPERBILIC -- the gall bladder is working overtime

HYPERBONIC - the ultimate in bacteriologic warfare; one step more virulent than Bubonic

HYPEROBOLIC - too expensive for the agora

HYPERGOLIC - no, wait, that's already a word, blast it !

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#211248 - 05/31/13 12:46 PM it's worse than debite [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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debark

PRONUNCIATION:
(dee-BARK)


MEANING:
verb tr.:
1. To remove the bark from a dog.
2. To remove the bark from a log.
verb tr., intr.:
3. To disembark.


DEBORK - to reject an undesired Supreme Court nominee

REBARK - to bake casual comments when you have a stuffed nose


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#211250 - 05/31/13 12:53 PM Re: it's worse than debite [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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DEPORK- to cut out the "other white meat" from the diet
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#211258 - 06/01/13 07:59 AM On Shaky ground [Re: LukeJavan8]
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debard: to remove all reference to the alleged author of Hamlet, Macbeth, etc.

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#211263 - 06/01/13 10:27 AM What floats is boat. [Re: Tromboniator]
jenny jenny Offline
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d -> r
rebark - a remark in dog talk

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#211266 - 06/01/13 11:58 AM daily word [Re: jenny jenny]
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DEBEARD a man's daily chore
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#211282 - 06/03/13 08:54 AM Word for Monday plural. [Re: LukeJavan8]
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calyculus or caliculus

PRONUNCIATION:
(kuh-LIK-yuh-luhs)

MEANING:
noun: A cup-shaped structure.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek kalyx (cup, covering).
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CalicuRus - a big box store for cups

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#211287 - 06/03/13 04:58 PM Re: Word for Monday plural. [Re: jenny jenny]
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CALOCULUS - The 200-inch telescope at Mount Palomar

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