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In the old days we called it "looseness of association." It was not meant to be a compliment.

And don't forget I didn't come up with anything at all for sprezza-whatever, or palimpsest, or even gelasin. To name just a few recent ones.

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SEXTRATERRITORIALITY -going to foreign countries to sate your off-beat sexual inclinations (e.g., Brits going to Thailand.)
VEXTRATERRITORIALITY - annoying the whole populations of other countires - like Britain wishing to opt out of large parts of the European Union Agrrements.


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Damn...just damn.

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hextraterritoriality

the curse put on you by a Leprachaun when you get too close
to his/her pot of gold.

word first used by Wofa,
but here it is a word that is spelled the same but has a
different meaning.

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J-J apparently being Away From Keyboard so far this week, I'll post today's WAD:

Contranyms:

PERUSE

PRONUNCIATION:
(puh-ROOZ)

MEANING:
verb tr.:
1. To read or examine with great care.
2. To read or examine in a casual manner.

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Let's try

PERTUSE -- to spread an illness by coughing ("Pertussis" is whooping cough)

P.S. Just thinking out loud:

-- "scan" is approximately the same thing !
-- PERFUSE is already a real word
-- so is PERUKE
-- PERUE is mixed up mixed up [PUREE]
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I hope these infections stay in your office
and that you are inoculated.


RERUSE

-to use the same trick twice or more.

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PERUSS (puh-RUSH): to read with great care in Cyrillic, and rather quickly.

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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
I hope these infections stay in your office
and that you are in
oculated.

You want me to get an infection in my eye?

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