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Re: This may be a tough one... [Re: LukeJavan8] #211233
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hyperbolic

PRONUNCIATION: (hy-puhr-BOL-ik)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Of or pertaining to hyperbole.
2. Of or pertaining to hyperbola.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek hyperbole (excess), from hyperballein (to exceed), from hyper- + ballein (to throw). Earliest documented use: 1646, 1676.
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TYPERBOLIC
1. expected excessive language
2. same old hyperbola dress

Re: This may be a tough one... [Re: jenny jenny] #211235
05/30/13 03:46 PM
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hypercholic - one really sick baby


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Re: This may be a tough one... [Re: jenny jenny] #211241
05/31/13 02:07 AM
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HYPERBILIC -- the gall bladder is working overtime

HYPERBONIC - the ultimate in bacteriologic warfare; one step more virulent than Bubonic

HYPEROBOLIC - too expensive for the agora

HYPERGOLIC - no, wait, that's already a word, blast it !

it's worse than debite [Re: wofahulicodoc] #211248
05/31/13 04:46 PM
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debark

PRONUNCIATION:
(dee-BARK)


MEANING:
verb tr.:
1. To remove the bark from a dog.
2. To remove the bark from a log.
verb tr., intr.:
3. To disembark.


DEBORK - to reject an undesired Supreme Court nominee

REBARK - to bake casual comments when you have a stuffed nose


Re: it's worse than debite [Re: wofahulicodoc] #211250
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DEPORK- to cut out the "other white meat" from the diet


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On Shaky ground [Re: LukeJavan8] #211258
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debard: to remove all reference to the alleged author of Hamlet, Macbeth, etc.

What floats is boat. [Re: Tromboniator] #211263
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rebark - a remark in dog talk

daily word [Re: jenny jenny] #211266
06/01/13 03:58 PM
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DEBEARD a man's daily chore


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Word for Monday plural. [Re: LukeJavan8] #211282
06/03/13 12:54 PM
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calyculus or caliculus

PRONUNCIATION:
(kuh-LIK-yuh-luhs)

MEANING:
noun: A cup-shaped structure.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek kalyx (cup, covering).
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CalicuRus - a big box store for cups

Re: Word for Monday plural. [Re: jenny jenny] #211287
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CALOCULUS - The 200-inch telescope at Mount Palomar

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