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04/25/17 01:31 PM
DALMATIC PRONUNCIATION: (dal-MAT-ik) MEANING: noun: A loose, wide-sleeved outer garment worn by some monarchs at their coronations and by deacons, bishops, etc. in some churches. ETYMOLOGY: From Old French dalmatique, from Latin dalmatica vestis (Dalmatian garment) since ...
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04/25/17 01:21 AM
SYBARITIC PRONUNCIATION: (sib-uh-RIT-ik) MEANING: adjective: Devoted to or relating to luxury and pleasure. ETYMOLOGY: After Sybaris, an ancient Greek city in southern Italy noted for its wealth, whose residents were notorious for their love of luxury. Earliest documented...
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04/25/17 12:03 AM
I > E INFLECT...
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04/24/17 10:30 PM
FICTION O --> L INFLICT ...
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04/24/17 09:54 PM
D > F FICTION...
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04/24/17 08:23 PM
INCITED E --> O DICTION...
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04/24/17 03:57 PM
E > I INCITED...
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04/24/17 02:24 AM
DECENT add I ENTICED...
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04/24/17 12:16 AM
-A DECENT...
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04/23/17 06:48 PM
DECANT add E ENACTED...
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04/23/17 03:56 PM
S > D DECANT...
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04/23/17 02:53 PM
OCEANS O --> T SECANT...
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04/23/17 02:10 AM
-B OCEANS...
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04/23/17 12:50 AM
BACONS Add E BEACONS...
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04/22/17 04:33 PM
-D BACONS...
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04/22/17 02:10 AM
DEACONS E --> B ABSCOND...
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04/21/17 11:54 PM
S > A DEACONS...
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04/21/17 03:06 PM
TALISMAN PRONUNCIATION: (TAL-is-man, -iz-) MEANING: noun: 1. An object, such as a stone, believed to have occult powers to keep evil away and bring good fortune to its wearer. 2. Anything that has magical powers and brings miraculous effects. ETYMOLOGY: From French or Spa...
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04/21/17 01:47 AM
CONDOES O --> S ...have SECONDS...
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04/20/17 09:58 PM
M > N CONDOES...
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04/20/17 09:25 PM
COMMODES drop M COMEDOS (COMEDONES is preferred, but ya gotta take what you have)...
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04/20/17 09:19 PM
ALEMBIC PRONUNCIATION: (uh-LEM-bik) MEANING: noun: 1. An apparatus formerly used in distilling. 2. Something that refines, purifies, or transforms. ETYMOLOGY: From Old French, from Latin alembicus, from Arabic al-anbiq (the still), from Greek ambix (cup). Earliest documen...
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04/20/17 03:33 AM
LILAC PRONUNCIATION: (LY-luhk, -lahk) MEANING: noun: 1. Pale purple color. 2. Any of various shrubs having violet, pink, or white flowers. adjective: Of a pale purple color. ETYMOLOGY: From obsolete French lilac (in Modern French: lilas), from Spanish lilac, from Arabi...
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