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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
TORTOR -raw steak

"row steak," maybe? or even more precisely, "row steok"?

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WELTER

PRONUNCIATION: (WEL-tuhr)

MEANING: noun: 1. A confused mass; a jumble. 2. A state of upheaval.
verb intr.: 1. To roll, writhe, or toss. 2. To lie soaked in something, such as blood.

ETYMOLOGY: From Middle Dutch welteren or Middle Low German weltern (to roll). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wel- (to turn or roll), which also gave us waltz, revolve, valley, walk, vault, volume, wallet, helix, devolve, and voluble. Earliest documented use: 1400.

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BELTER - 1. an inhabitant of Ceres (or any other asteroid)
2. Ethel Merman

BWELTER - someone trying to portray a loud, evil laugh (BWA-ha-ha-ha...)

WEBTER - the best dictionary to use if you have a speech impediment

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How wood!

Welper- someone who says welp a lot. "Welp, what are you going to do."

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Originally Posted By: May

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ASCII art - a vanishing practice, more's the pity

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INVECTIVE

PRONUNCIATION: (in-VEK-tiv)

MEANING: noun: An insulting or abusive criticism or expression.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin invehi (to attack with words), from invehere (to carry in). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wegh- (to go or to transport in a vehicle), which also gave us deviate, way, weight, wagon, vogue, vehicle, vector, envoy, trivial, and inveigh. Earliest documented use: 1430.

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INVESTIVE - 1. pertaining to the ascension to a new position of power, reponsibility, and respect
2. placing assets where they will grow

INSECTIVE - encouraging the spread of arthropods

SINVECTIVE - dramatic exhortation against evil and transgression


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RETICENCE

PRONUNCIATION: (RE-tuh-sens)

MEANING: - noun: A reluctance to express one’s thoughts and feelings.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin reticere (to be silent), from re- (again, back), from tacere (to be silent). Earliest documented use: 1603.
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RELICENCE - obtain a new permit

RETICENSE - make a new macrame holder for the aroma-spreader in church

ARETICENCE - awareness of the purity and the virtue and the goodness of the ideal world



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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc

Originally Posted By: May

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ASCII art - a vanishing practice, more's the pity


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Rétifence- An opening in a fence

Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife
Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray;
Along the cool sequester'd vale of life
They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.

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Reti? Wasn't he a chess player? Who would want to peddle stuff they stole from him?

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Apparently he was a chess player. I have no idea, in answer to your question. I don't play, nor do I follow chess. I just combined The Reti Opening with Gabriel Oaks poor luck at the beginning of Far From The Madding Crowd. Coincidence I watched the movie on Thursday or Friday (HBO) and thought it went well with the quote by Sir Alan Bates.

Fact checking, I just now noticed that he, too, died of cancer at age 69. Strange enough for this week.

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