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ineluctable

PRONUNCIATION:
(in-i-LUHK-tuh-buhl)
MEANING:
adjective: Impossible to avoid: inescapable.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin in- (not) + eluctari (to struggle out of), from ex- (out) + luctari (to struggle). Earliest documented use: 1623.
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INRELUCTABLE - not afraid of being afraid


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INELECTABLE -- what they called Harry Truman in 1948 and ______________ in 2016 (insert Dark Horse of choice)

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MALINGER

PRONUNCIATION: (muh-LING-guhr)

MEANING: verb intr.: To feign illness in order to avoid work.

ETYMOLOGY: From French malingre (sickly). Earliest documented use: 1820.

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MEALINGER - after-dinner conversation

Runner-up: MAILINGER - Dead-Letter Office

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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

UNELECTABLE -- what they called Harry Truman in 1948 and THAT WOMAN in 2016 (insert Dark Horse of choice)




Mmmm? On second thought I'd rather have a dark horse than That Woman.

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malinger

PRONUNCIATION: (muh-LING-guhr)
MEANING:
verb intr.: To feign illness in order to avoid work.
ETYMOLOGY:
From French malingre (sickly). Earliest documented use: 1820.
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MAL-FINGER - the bad middle finger


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MEALINGER - after-dinner conversation

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SALINGER - a writer who was a malinger. smile

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MAFINGER an exclamation of surprise commonly used when attempting to drive a nail.

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nimiety

PRONUNCIATION: (ni-MY-i-tee)
MEANING:
noun: Excess or redundancy.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin nimius (too much). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ne (not), which also gave us nil, null, not, never, nothing, nihilism, annihilate, and naughty. Earliest documented use: 1542.
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NIMPIETY - the act of having too much piety; so much that you change the World. (See... Nelson Mandela}

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Thanks, nice thought.


----please, draw me a sheep----
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