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DALDAL - Raggedy Ann twins wofahulicodoc 12/06/21 10:33 PM
DAEDAL

PRONUNCIATION: (DEE-duhl)

MEANING:MM adjective: Ingenious; skillful; intricate; artistic.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin daedalus (skillful), from Greek daidalos. Earliest documented use: 1590. A related word is logodaedaly.

NOTES: In Greek mythology, Daedalus was an architect and craftsman who built the labyrinth for King Minos of Crete. When the king imprisoned him so the knowledge of the labyrinth wouldn’t spread, Daedalus made wings for himself and his son Icarus.
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DANDAL - what you do to a baby on your knee

DAMEDAL - a mild imprecation, these days...

DEEDAL - a kind of dumpling, preferred by my son John when repeated
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cutting remark wofahulicodoc 12/06/21 03:09 AM
FEINT

T --> K

KNIFE
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Deceptive move A C Bowden 12/05/21 03:13 AM
TINGE

G > F

FEINT
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TIMEROLOGY - clockwork wofahulicodoc 12/04/21 04:26 PM
TIMBROLOGY

PRONUNCIATION: (tim-BROL-uh-jee)

MEANING: noun: The collecting or study of postage stamps and related matter.

ETYMOLOGY: From French timbre (stamp) + -logy (study). Earliest documented use: 1867. Timbrology and timbrophily are two synonyms of what’s commonly known as philately.
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TIMBRELOGY - the study of small hand drums; also, musical tone which lacks energy

TIMBEROLOGY - woodcraft

TIM-BIOLOGY - Mr Leary's pharmacologically-distorted view of life
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rings true wofahulicodoc 12/04/21 04:12 PM
GENIUS

U --> T

SIGNET
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Mensa LukeJavan8 12/03/21 03:11 AM
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GENIUS
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£1.05 apiece A C Bowden 12/03/21 02:10 AM
SEATING

T > U

GUINEAS
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...as THEODORA is to DOROTHY wofahulicodoc 12/02/21 08:51 PM
CYNOPHILIST

PRONUNCIATION: (sy-NOH-fi-list)

MEANING: noun: One who loves dogs.

ETYMOLOGY: From From Greek kyon (dog) + -philia (love). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kwon- (dog), which also gave us canine, chenille (from French chenille: caterpillar, literally, little dog), kennel, canary, hound, dachshund, corgi, cynic, cynegetic, cynophobia, cynosure, and canaille. Earliest documented use: 1890. A perfect synonym of today’s word is philocynic.
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CYGNOPHILIST - lover of swans

CYANOPHILIST - I just adore blue

GYNOPHILIST - antonym of "misogynist"

ICY-NOPHILIST - this malaria-spreading mosquito can live in polar climates
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ECTOISM - outsideness wofahulicodoc 12/02/21 08:37 PM
ECHOISM

PRONUNCIATION: (EK-oh-iz-uhm)

MEANING: noun: The formation of words by imitating sounds; also a word created in this manner.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin echo, from Greek ekho, from ekhe (sound). Earliest documented use: 1880. Another word for echoism is onomatopoeia. Here are some words coined by this process.
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TECHOISM - relying on electronic gadgetry

ECHOIAM - I AM I AM I AM ME TOO

ECOISM - The environment comes first!
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while you wait... wofahulicodoc 12/02/21 08:06 PM
AGAINST

A --> E

SEATING
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I'm voting 'No' A C Bowden 12/01/21 02:19 AM
RATINGS

R > A

AGAINST
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Straight talk A C Bowden 12/01/21 02:11 AM
Our sassy au pair said "Hey, buster!"
With all the mock rage she could muster,
"I'm no ugly duckling!"
"You're not?" I asked, chuckling.
"No way!" she cried, flinging her duster.

LEFT – LENTICULAR
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- - - movie, i.e. LukeJavan8 11/30/21 10:21 PM
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