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ANTELOPE - to run off with your mother’s sister


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dispositive

PRONUNCIATION:(dis-POZ-i-tiv)
MEANING:
adjective: Relating to or bringing about the settlement of a case.
ETYMOLOGY:
From dispose, from Old French disposer, from Latin disponere (to arrange), from dis- (apart) + ponere (to put). Ultimately from the Indo-European root apo- (off or away), which is also the source of pose, apposite, after, off, awkward, post, puny, apposite, and apropos. Earliest documented use: 1483.
USAGE:
"The Justice Department subsequently asked the National Academy of Sciences to re-examine the Dictabelt evidence and it concluded it was not dispositive, which naturally led to years of debate among forensic acoustic experts."
Ron Rosenbaum; Seeing Zapruder; Smithsonian (Washington, DC); Oct 2013.

"Marilyn Yalom supplements her summaries of love in French culture with lively, if hardly dispositive, anecdotes from her own encounters with France and the French.
How the French Invented Love; The New Yorker; Feb 4, 2013.
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DISPOSILIVE - to resurrect a contention that was thought to be setttled

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DISCPOSITIVE - a round flattened anode

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DISPOSITIE - a diminutive used to diminish someone who disses your posit

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holograph

PRONUNCIATION: (HOL-uh-graf)
MEANING:
noun: 1. A document handwritten by its author.
adjective: 2 Handwritten by the author.
noun: 3. A hologram: a three-dimensional image created using laser.
ETYMOLOGY:
For 1, 2: Via Latin, from Greek holographos, from holos (whole) + -graphos (written). Earliest documented use: 1623.
For 3: From holography, which was coined from hologram on the pattern of photography, from Greek holos (whole). Earliest documented use: 1968
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SOLOGRAPH - a selfie taken without a partner

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HOLDGRAPH - The easel broke; you show the charts for my presentation

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OLDGRAPH - a selfie taken many years ago.

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HOLOGRAPE - the image of the source of fine beverages (makes non-alcoholic wine)

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HULAGRAPE - a fruit grown in Hawaii

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HOLYGRAPH - a contrived hockey stick graph that end-of-worlders cite as gospel that seas are rising, Earth is burning, and earthlings can only be saved by buying carbon credits from governments.

***Bull Hockey!
And I have some ocean front property you can buy in Colorado.
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