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MOIL

PRONUNCIATION: (moyl)

MEANING:
verb intr.: 1. To work hard; to toil. 2. To churn.
verb tr.: To make wet or muddy.
noun: 1. Hard work. 2. Confusion or turmoil.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French moillier (to moisten), from Latin mollis (soft). Ultimately from the Indo-European root mel- (soft), which also gave us malt, melt, mollify, smelt, enamel, and schmaltz. Earliest documented use: 1611.

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HMOIL - electronic messaging in the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand

MONIL - my Parisian boy friend

MNIL - I remember nothing

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Mail- letters and packages conveyed by the postal system

Toil- to work extremely hard or incessantly

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GUFF

PRONUNCIATION: (guf)

MEANING: noun:
1. Nonsense.
2. Insolent talk.

ETYMOLOGY: Perhaps imitative. Earliest documented use: 1825.
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GUEFF - Thomaf Jefferfon takef a wild ftab at the anfwer

QUFF - "Have a drink? No way!" (Or, if you insist, "No A!"}

GUFOF - someone who wastes time when he should be working

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WEFT

PRONUNCIATION: (weft)

MEANING: noun: The threads that run across the width of a woven fabric and are interlaced through the warp (threads that run lengthwise).

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English wefta (weft). Ultimately from the Indo-European root webh- (to weave; to move quickly), which also gave us weave, webster, waffle, wave, waver, and wobble. Earliest documented use: 725.
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WEET - what bred is made from

WET - what it used to be made from

WEPT - what they did to the crumbs on the floor after the bred was all et

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guaff- typeset trickery in Plato's cave (no soup for you)

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QUAFF

PRONUNCIATION: (kwof)

MEANING:
verb tr., intr.: To drink deeply.
noun: An alcoholic drink; also the act of drinking.

ETYMOLOGY: Of unknown origin, probably imitative. Earliest documented use: 1521
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QUARF - a pier that can't make up its mind whether it's French (quai) or English (wharf)

QUAFFL - a libation served in a hollowed-out quiddich ball, enjoyed after a major victory

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QUARF - a pier that can't make up its mind whether it's French (quai) or English (wharf)

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GANNET

PRONUNCIATION: (GAN-it)

MEANING: noun:
1. A large seabird known for catching fish by diving from a height.
2. A greedy person.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English ganot. Ultimately from the Indo-European root ghans- (goose), which also gave us goose, gosling, gander, and gunsel. Earliest documented use: before 1000. Gannetsí reputation for being greedy isnít deserved though.

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GARNET - a bird that swears mildly when it misses the fish it's diving for

GRANNET - a hard stone composed of little grains

RANNET - 1. sent up the flagpole (but no one saluted); 2. a small frog

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