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#217504 - 07/07/14 03:40 AM holiday mode [Re: jenny jenny]
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HOTATORY - someplace warm where you get the urge to vacation.
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#217523 - 07/07/14 09:09 PM Re: holiday mode [Re: Bazr]
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Registered: 08/06/01
Posts: 4988
Loc: Worcester, MA

SHORTATORY - a financial strategy based on the conviction that the fortunes of the Conservatives are on the decline

AORATORY - a cherished grade in Public Speaking class (No thanks, no tea today)


Did you see that sign that said

. . . . . . . . . IN THIS LABORATORY
. . . . USE MORE OF THE FIRST FIVE LETTERS
. . . . . . . AND LESS OF THE LAST SEVEN

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#217524 - 07/07/14 09:39 PM f troop [Re: jenny jenny]
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FORTATORY - a place where the US Army hang out and wait for Indians to attack.
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#217535 - 07/08/14 02:12 AM single [Re: Bazr]
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formicate

PRONUNCIATION:
(FOR-mi-kayt)

MEANING:
verb intr.:
1. To crawl like ants.
2. To swarm with ants.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin formicare (to crawl like ants), from formica (ant). Earliest documented use: 1854.

USAGE:
"Again, again, again, until you reach the inevitable conclusion of sky-rises, nuclear submarines, orbiting satellites, and Homo sapiens formicating the Earth."
Laird Barron; Shiva, Open Your Eye; Fantasy & Science Fiction (Cornwall, Connecticut); Sep 2001.

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FORMIDATE: - a new website for meeting a new flame.


Edited by Bazr (07/08/14 02:14 AM)
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#217537 - 07/08/14 09:37 AM FORMICATE on Tuesday [Re: Bazr]
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FORMICATER - a person with perverted formical interests e.g. E.O. WILSON

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#217542 - 07/08/14 02:29 PM extravag-ant [Re: jenny jenny]
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FORMIHATE - 1040

FORMICASTE - the Buggers (see Ender's Game and its sequels and prequels)

FORMICARE - a new product to clean your kitchen counters

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#217543 - 07/08/14 03:40 PM Re: extravag-ant [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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DORMICATE - to stash forbidden objects in the college dorm. Examples: beer and chicks, chicks and beer, beer and sheep, etc.

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#217547 - 07/08/14 07:00 PM wiggle [Re: Bazr]
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WORMICATE - to squirm like worms


Edited by Bazr (07/08/14 07:44 PM)
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#217564 - 07/09/14 03:31 AM big voices [Re: Bazr]
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assonance

PRONUNCIATION:
(AS-uh-nuhns)

MEANING:
noun: The use of words with same or similar vowel sounds but with different end consonants.
Example: The o sounds in Wordsworth's "A host, of golden daffodils."

ETYMOLOGY:
Via French, from Latin ad- (to) + sonare (to sound), from sonus (sound). Ultimately from the Indo-European root swen- (to sound), which also gave us sound, sonic, sonnet, sonata, and unison. Earliest documented use: 1728.

USAGE:
"The passage offers many beauties: the nearly incantatory repetition, the assonance (define and confine, streets and treat, space and faces), the homophones (rains and reins -- but not reigns?), the pun (no sign of motorway)."
Kevin Dettmar; Less Is Morrissey; The Chronicle of Higher Education (Washington, DC); Dec 9, 2013.

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BASSONANCE - people who speak very loudly
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#217566 - 07/09/14 11:07 AM Ambiguity is a Nuisance when Telling a Joke [Re: Bazr]
jenny jenny Offline
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ASSONUANCE
ASS uh noo on(t)s

1) any word that suggests another meaning (usually vulgar)
2) the use of the word "assonance" in polite society when followed by a giggle.

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