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QUALE

PRONUNCIATION: (KWA-lee, -lay)
plural qualia

MEANING: noun: A quality or property as perceived by a person: a subjective experience.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin qualis (or what kind). Earliest documented use: 1654.
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QUALE - an orthographically-challenged Vice-Presidential candidate

'QUALL - a short intense rainstorm with gusts of high winds, described by
a fisherman with a 'peech impediment

QUALER - a sportsman who hunts small game birds for fun (and sometimes dinner)

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STARETS

PRONUNCIATION: (STAHR-its, -yits)
plural startsy

MEANING: noun: A religious teacher or adviser.

ETYMOLOGY: From Russian starets (elder). In the Eastern Orthodox Church a starets is a spiritual adviser who is not necessarily a priest. Earliest documented use: 1923.
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STARETSK - plainclothes cop from a 70s TV show. (pl STARTSKY, usually found working with HUTCH)

STARETH - see title above

OSTARETS - miniature blenders

STARPETS - Lassie, and Rin-Tin-Tin, and sometimes Topper's Neil or The Thin Man's Asta.
(Do I date myself, or what? And why are they all dogs?)

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GENUS

PRONUNCIATION: (JEE-nuhs)
plural genera, genuses

MEANING: noun: 1. In biology, a group covering one or more species. 2. A kind, class, group, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin genus (race, birth, kind). Earliest documented use: 1551.
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GENNUS - the Book of Wurld Rekkerds

GELUS - covetous and grasping, but uneducated

GENUX - an computer Operating System only the nerdiest can use

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PARIES

PRONUNCIATION: (PAR-ee-eez)
plural parietes

MEANING: noun: A wall of a body part or cavity.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin paries (wall). Earliest documented use: 1694. Also see parietal.
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SPARIES - "do-over" (Mulligan) on the bowling alley

PARIEST - best golfer on the course

PHARIES - magical things happen when you adjust the acidity

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[World] Parties-divided by a wall, pertaining to the parietal globe, otherwise known as "little man syndrome"

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PARIES

PRONUNCIATION: (PAR-ee-eez)
plural parietes

MEANING: noun: A wall of a body part or cavity.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin paries (wall). Earliest documented use: 1694. Also see parietal.
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SPARIES - "do-over" (Mulligan) on the bowling alley

PARIEST - best golfer on the course

PHARIES - magical things happen when you adjust the acidity


Lol, walled in pond

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CLARIGATION

PRONUNCIATION: (klar-i-GAY-shuhn)

MEANING: noun: A demand for restitution for some wrong, as a precursor to declaring war.

ETYMOLOGY: from Latin clarigare (to make clear), from clarus (clear). Earliest documented use: 1432.
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CLAVIGATION - after they give you the Key to the City, finding your way around with it

CLARINATION - an entire country of woodwinds

CLARIGATICON - a statue used for the worship of Clarigat the Great

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APRICITY

PRONUNCIATION: (a-PRIS-i-tee)

MEANING: noun: Warmth of the sun; basking in the sun.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin apricari (to bask in the sun). Earliest documented use: 1623.
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ATRICITY - the power is out all over

APRICOTY - like an orange fuzzy-skinned stoned fruit

CAPRICITY - goatiness

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PUNALUA

PRONUNCIATION: (poo-nuh-LOO-uh)

MEANING: noun: A group of brothers marrying a group of sisters.

ETYMOLOGY: From Hawaiian. Earliest documented use: 1860.

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PUMALUA - a pride of mountain lions looking for mates

PUNALOA - wordplay at the volcano

PUNALUAU - tell a bad joke and they make you eat your words

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