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Punalua- an optimized path to a collection of the lowest form of humor

Pinalua- a Polynesian pignatta

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CONSTATIVE

PRONUNCIATION: (kuhn-STAY-tiv, KON-stuh-)

MEANING: noun: A statement that can be judged as true or false.
adjective: Capable of being true or false.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin constare (to stand firm). Earliest documented use: 1901. This word is often contrasted with performative.
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CORNSTATIVE - pertaining to Iowa

CONESTATIVE - covered-wagonish

CONSTAFIVE - the number between four and six does not change

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Consnative-careful study of native terminology.

Context- To serve black drink to the natives.

Potential explanation- high tea, serving compost tea in the garden.

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ENTOPTIC

PRONUNCIATION: (en-TOP-tik)

MEANING: adjective: Relating to images that originate within the eye (as opposed to images resulting from the light entering the eye).

Example: floaters, the thread-like fragments that appear to float in front of the eye but are caused by the matter within the eye.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek ento- (within) + optic (relating to the eye or sight). Earliest documented use: 1876

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BENTOPTIC - a twisted microscope lens

ENTOPHIC - inside the gouty lump

ENSTOPTIC - how to get rid of your inner twitch

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Kodama? ♡ Studio Ghibli. Princess Mononoke!

Endtoptic- fervent forward focus

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LUNKHEAD

PRONUNCIATION: (LUNGK-hed)

MEANING: noun: A dull or slow-witted person.

ETYMOLOGY: From lunk (a blend of lump + hunk) + head. Earliest documented use: 1884.
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FLUNKHEAD - repeating sixth grade for the third time

LINKHEAD - Port-a-Potty on the golf course

Lazy quiet day
Bullfrog jumps in the water
Listen! A LUNKHEARD!

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CLAIRAUDUEBCE CLAIRAUDIENCE

PRONUNCIATION: (kler-AW-dee-uhns)

MEANING: noun: The supposed ability to hear what is inaudible.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of clairvoyance + audience (the act of hearing), from audire (to hear). Ultimately from the Indo-European root au- (to perceive), which also gave us audio, audit, obey, auditorium, anesthesia, aesthetic, and synesthesia. Earliest documented use: 1864.

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CLAVIRAUDIENCE - attendees at a Bach Recital

ECLAIRAUDIENCE - attendees at the dessert-chef competition

CLAIRAUDIFENCE - transparent barrier around a German car dealership

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AFFLUENTIAL

PRONUNCIATION: (a-floo-EN-shuhl)

MEANING: adjective: Having power and influence because of wealth.
noun: Rich and powerful person.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of affluence + influential. Both words are from Latin fluere (to flow). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhleu- (to swell or overflow), from which flow words such as influence, fluctuate, fluent, fluid, fluoride, flush, flux, reflux, superfluous, fluvial, profluent, and affluenza. Earliest documented use: 1842.
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AFLUENTIAL - without a chimney

LAFFLUENTIAL - manipulating with comedy

WAFFLUENTIAL - radiating uncertainty and indecision

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BANKSTER

PRONUNCIATION: (BANGK-stuhr)

MEANING: noun: A banker who engages in dishonest or illegal behavior.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of banker + gangster. From the derogatory suffix -ster which also gave us poetaster, mathematicaster, and philosophaster. Earliest documented use: 1893.
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BLANKSTER - Scrabble maven

BALKSTER - a singularly inept pitcher

BANKSITER - Feng Shui expert for the Bank of Nippon, who helps decide where new branches should be located

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SHEEPLE

PRONUNCIATION: (SHEE-puhl)

MEANING: noun: People who unquestioningly accept what’s said by a political leader, marketer, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: A blend of sheep + people. Earliest documented use: 1945
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SKEEPLE - devotees of penny arcades

THEEPLE - the Amish

SHEMPLE - place to worship the Three Stooges

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