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#227705 - 11/30/17 10:28 PM way down yonder [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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TIMBUKTU

PRONUNCIATION: (tim-buk-TOO)

MEANING: noun: A remote place.

ETYMOLOGY: After a town in central Mali in West Africa. Earliest documented use: 1863.
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AIMBUKTU - figure out at whose desk the ultimate responsibility lies

TIMPUKTU - he's the gp-to guy on our hockey team

TIM-BUKETU - list of what Tim-san dreams of accomplishing before he dies

#227709 - 12/01/17 03:26 PM SAMPAN ILE - island of Chinese boats [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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CAMPANILE

PRONUNCIATION: (kam-puh-NEE-lee, -neel)

MEANING noun: A bell tower, especially one detached from a main building such as a church.

ETYMOLOGY: From Italian campana (bell), from Latin campana (bell). From the Campania region in Italy, known for the bronze that was used to cast bells. Earliest documented use: 1640.
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CAMPANILLE - Brooklyn Dodgers' catcher Roy's grandfathers name before he left Italy

CAMPARI, LE - French version of an Italian liqueur

CAMP NILE - base from which deLesseps built the Suez Canal

#227710 - 12/03/17 10:42 PM Re: SAMPAN ILE - island of Chinese boats [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Capanile- pidgin for Captain and Tennille

#227711 - 12/04/17 03:13 PM here's booking at you, kid [Re: may2point0]  
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BIBLIOMANIA

PRONUNCIATION: (bib-lee-o-MAY-nee-uh, -MAYN-yuh)

MEANING: noun: An extreme fondness for books.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek biblio- (book) + -mania (excessive enthusiasm or craze). Earliest documented use: 1734.
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FIBLIOMANIA - pathological lying

BIBLI, OMANI - a native of the city of Bibli in the Sultanate of Oman

BI-BLOOMANIA - a compulsion to cultivate two-flowered plants

#227713 - 12/04/17 04:01 PM Re: here's booking at you, kid [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Bibliommania- peaceful dedication to citing references in various formats.

#227719 - 12/05/17 05:01 PM CHANTOYANT = likely to burst into song [Re: may2point0]  
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CHATOYANT

PRONUNCIATION: (shuh-TOI-uhnt)

MEANING: adjective: Having a changeable luster like that of a cat’s eye at night.
noun: A chatoyant gemstone, such as a cat’s eye.

ETYMOLOGY: From French, present participle of chatoyer (to shine like a cat’s eye), from chat (cat). Earliest documented use: 1816.
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CHAMOYANT - like a soft cloth

CHATOYART - typical of paintings seen in castles along the Loire River in France

CHATOYANG - fancy name for a tomcat (compare CHATOYIN)

#227725 - 12/06/17 04:08 PM GASTONOME - go ahead, Alphonse, you post first [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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GASTRONOME

PRONUNCIATION: (GAS-truh-nohm)

MEANING: noun: A connoisseur of good food.

ETYMOLOGY: From French gastronome, back-formation from gastronomie, from Greek gastronomia, from gastro- (stomach) + nomos (law). from Earliest documented use: 1823.
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OASTRONOME - oven expert

GASTRODOME - where the World Championship Chefs' Cook-off is held

GASTRONOPE - I've had bariatric surgery

GHASTRONOME - connoisseur of horror movies

#227726 - 12/07/17 08:38 PM UAGGY - a dog's tail [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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QUAGGY

PRONUNCIATION: (KWAG-ee)

MEANING
adjective: Marshy; flabby; spongy.

ETYMOLOGY: From quag (marsh), of unknown origin. Earliest documented use: 1596.
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SQUAGGY - one of two male lead characters on Laverne and Shirley, now that it's off the air and past-tense

QUAGGLY - like a school of tadpoles swimming in shallow water

QUANGY - the sound of a reverberating bell, as descwibed by Elmer Fudd

#227729 - 12/08/17 08:21 PM OROBUSTIOUS - loudmouthed [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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ROBUSTIOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (ro-BUHS-chuhs)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Strong and sturdy.
2. Boisterous.
3. Coarse or crude.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin robur (oak, strength). Ultimately from the Indo-European root reudh- (red), which also gave us red, rouge, ruby, ruddy, rubella, robust, rambunctious, corroborate, roborant, and russet. Earliest documented use: 1548.
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RIO-BUS-TIOUS - mass transport accompanying 30 other Argentine city-dwellers

PROBUSTIOUS - in favor of fashions that emphasize the female bodice

ROMBUSTIOUS - describing an aggressive four-equal-sided parallelogram

#227734 - 12/09/17 03:01 AM Re: OROBUSTIOUS - loudmouthed [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Nobustious- sculpture from waist down

Sobustious- sculpture from chest up

Crobustious- blackbird take these broken wings and fly

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