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VERACIOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (vuh-RAY-shuhs)

MEANING: adjective: Truthful; honest; accurate.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin verus (true). Earliest documented use: 1677.
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OVERACIOUS - placing too much reliance of the value of aces, in poker

RVERACIOUS - My Winnebago can go faster than yours!

TVERACIOUS - given to binge-watching

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DOUGHTY

PRONUNCIATION: (DAU-tee)

MEANING: adjective: Brave; courageous; determined.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English dohtig (worthy). Earliest documented use: 1030.
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DOUGHTV - cable service when there's no competition

NOUGATY - like a confection made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts, whipped egg whites, and sometimes chopped candied fruit

DOUGHTS - what Mairzy and Doughzy (although Little Lamzy Divey)

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GAPESEED

PRONUNCIATION: (GAYP-seed)

MEANING: noun: 1. One who stares especially with an open mouth. 2. Something that is an object of staring: anything unusual.

ETYMOLOGY: From gape + seed, from Old Norse gapa (to open the mouth, stare) + Old English saed (seed). Earliest documented use: 1598.

NOTES: The idiom “to sow gapeseed” means to gape at something (say, a fair) instead of doing some useful work (say, sowing wheat). This, and other idioms, hint at our agrarian roots:
-to sow wild oats
-to sow the seeds (of something)
-as you sow, so shall you reap, etc.

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GA-PESTED - afflicted with peach-tree borer

GAPESEYED - bowed so as to display cleavage

AGAPESEED - the source of Greek love


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WINDROW

PRONUNCIATION: (WIND-ro)

MEANING: noun: 1. A row of raked hay laid to dry in the wind before being baled. 2. A row of leaves, dust, snow, or other material swept together.
verb tr.: To arrange in a windrow.

ETYMOLOGY: From wind + row, from Old English row + raew. Earliest documented use: 1523.
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WINEROW - a grape arbor

WINGROW - 1) reinvest the dividends in a good investment; 2) a line of planes on an aircraft carrier

WINDRAW - 1) success at poker; 2) mid-March weather

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UNWONTED

PRONUNCIATION: (un-WON-tid)

MEANING: adjective: Unusual or unaccustomed.

ETYMOLOGY: From un- + Middle English woned, wont (accustomed), past participle of wonen (to be used to, to dwell). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wen- (to desire or to strive for), which is also the source of wish, win, Venus, overweening, venerate, venison, and banyan, venial, and ween. Earliest documented use: 1553.
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UNWOTTED - not understood

FUNWONTED - having the usual good time

UNDONTED - repealed, made legal

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ANGOR

PRONUNCIATION: (ANG-guhr)

MEANING: noun: Extreme anguish or mental distress.

ETYMOLOGY: If you’ve ever been so angry, or so anguished, that you felt choked you’ve personally experienced the origin of this term. It comes from Latin angor (strangling, suffocation, mental distress), from angere (to squeeze). Ultimately from the Indo-European root angh- (tight, suffocating, painful), which also gave us anger, anguish, anxious, angst, angina, and hangnail. Earliest documented use: 1440.
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ANYGOR - whatever injury caused by a bull

ANXOR - a stress-inducer

ANGER - where a Cockney angs is at


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REFECT

PRONUNCIATION: (ri-FEKT)

MEANING: verb tr.: To refresh with food or drink.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin reficere (to renew or restore), from re- (back) + facere (to make). Earliest documented use: 1488.

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REFACT - to restate an inconvenient truth so as to bolster an invalid argument

REFICT - to make up a new story; see also REFACT

REFECK - to reconstruct a bad public relations image, in order to regain the appearance of responsibility and reliability
(compare FECKLESS)


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