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#210219 - 04/02/13 11:45 AM Re: It's good enough for me! [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Apr 2, 2013 A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg

percipient

PRONUNCIATION:(per-SIP-ee-ant)

MEANING:
adjective: Having deep insight or understanding.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin percipere (to perceive), from per- (thoroughly) + capere (to seize). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kap- (to grasp), which also gave us captive, capsule, capable, capture, cable, chassis, occupy, deceive, gaff, caitiff, and captious. Earliest documented use: 1659.
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E > A

percipiant - E. O. Wilson

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#210220 - 04/02/13 11:59 AM Re: It's good enough for me! [Re: jenny jenny]
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persipiants

wine tasters


Edited by LukeJavan8 (04/02/13 12:00 PM)
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#210226 - 04/02/13 04:56 PM Re: It's good enough for me! [Re: LukeJavan8]
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pencipient: just beginning to be written.
Example: "Rutherford's pencipient novel, Backyard Phoenix, promises to be a blockbuster, although only the opening sentence has been written: 'By the time the barbecue was over, half the Cu 61 had decayed to Ni 61.'"

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#210228 - 04/02/13 08:52 PM one opus, [Re: Tromboniator]
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OPERCIPIENT - knowledgable about Verdi, Puccini. etc. (viz. Milton Cross)

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#210234 - 04/03/13 10:59 AM Re: one opus, two opus, three opus, four. [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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sagacious

PRONUNCIATION:(suh-GAY-shuhs)
MEANING:
adjective: Having keen judgment or wisdom.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin sagire (to perceive keenly). Ultimately from the Indo-European root sag- (to seek out), which is also the source of seek, ransack, ramshackle, forsake, and hegemony. Earliest documented use: 1607.
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sagaious - a proneness to turn a mundane event into a saga.

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#210236 - 04/03/13 12:08 PM Re: one opus, two opus, three opus, four. [Re: jenny jenny]
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staygacious stick-to-it-isnous

spraygacious like unto a skunk


Edited by LukeJavan8 (04/03/13 12:09 PM)
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#210237 - 04/03/13 09:40 PM Word Salad [Re: jenny jenny]
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SAGARIOUS = amiable but given to telling long, convoluted stories. Think: Garrison Keillor

SALACIOUS = given to telling salty stories

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#210243 - 04/04/13 11:35 AM Re: Word Salad [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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With thee two I am reminded of the
"now you know", that's the "rest of the story" guy.
Senior Moment.
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#210249 - 04/04/13 05:07 PM Jackie please change the the title of this thread [Re: LukeJavan8]
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temerarious

PRONUNCIATION: (tem-uh-RAR-ee-uhs)

MEANING: adjective: Presumptuously or recklessly daring or bold.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin temere (rashly).
Earliest documented use: 1532.
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r > p
temparous(noun) - a really, really, temporary worker.

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#210251 - 04/04/13 05:27 PM Re: Jackie please change the the title of this thread [Re: jenny jenny]
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tetherous animals bound by 'leash laws'
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