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Re: Look, Ma! All A's ! [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224562
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I tried to stay away. AWAD is terribly addicting.

Feetid- recognizable smell of a person's feet

Memory from childhood of me peaking over the end of the couch, investigating my father's smelly feet.

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Growess- a lady-in-waiting to the Faerie Queen. Her main duty, and honor, cultivating the finest herbs and teas.

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PROWESS

PRONUNCIATION: (PROU-is)

MEANING: noun: Superior skill, ability, strength, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Middle French prou (valiant), from Old English prud. Earliest documented use: 1300.
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PRO-LESS - in favor of ding more with fewer resources

PROW-LESS - like the Andrea Doria after her encounter with Stockholm

PROWL-ESS - a hunting female, or "cougar"

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CONDIGN

PRONUNCIATION: (kuhn-DYN)

MEANING: adjective: Well-deserved, appropriate.

ETYMOLOGY: From Middle English condigne, from Anglo French, from Latin condignus, from com- (completely) + dignus (worthy). Ultimately from Indo-European root dek- (to take, accept), which is the ancestor of other words such as dignity, discipline, doctor, decorate, docile, and deign. Earliest documented use: 1413.
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CONSIGN - the convicted forger does it again

CONDIG - attempted escape ahead

CONDIN - the sound of a prison riot

Re: from behind the walls [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224643
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Inmenuous- It's what's for dinner at a Tolkien themed restaurant called Middle Earth. The Hobbit has 7 courses and the Orc has but one, on a good day.

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INGENUOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (in-JEN-yoo-uhs)

MEANING: adjective: Guileless; innocent; frank; naive.

ETYMOLOGY: The word literally means free-born. The earlier meaning of the word was noble or honorable as a free-born or native person was supposed to be. Over time the word shifted to its current meaning. From Latin ingenuus (native, free-born), from in- (into) + gignere (to beget). Earliest documented use: 1598. A related word is ingenue.
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INGENUOUT - Get that sweet innocent little thing OFF my movie lot!

INTENUOUS - barely holding on

KINGENUOUS - monarch of the Enuous tribe

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pecious- the sound made when one pees in the woods.

Speciout- a variant of peace out

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SPECIOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (SPEE-shuhs)

MEANING: adjective: Superficially true, but actually wrong.

ETYMOLOGY: Originally, the word meant beautiful or pleasing to the sight. Over the centuries the meaning shifted to describe something that is deceptively appealing. The word is from Latin speciosus (fair, beautiful), from specere (to look). Ultimately from the Indo-European root spek- (to observe), which also gave us speculum, speciesism, soupcon, prospicient, perspicuous, omphaloskepsis, and conspectus. Earliest documented use: 1400.

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SPECKOUS - teeny-weeny

SPECIOU - the dimensions of the Promissory Note

'SPICIOUS - worried that you have a 'terior motive

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Purblond- a "dumb blond" joke book.

Burblind- a sauce made with margarine

PURBLING - what the Japberwock did as it came [Re: wofahulicodoc] #224694
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PURBLIND

PRONUNCIATION: (PUHR-blynd)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Partially blind.
2. Lacking in understanding, insight, or vision.

ETYMOLOGY: From pure + blind, meaning completely blind. Over time, the sense shifted to partially blind. Earliest documented use: 1300.
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PUB BLIND - I don't care which bar I patronize, as long as they don't run out

FUR BLIND - I can't see working for PETA

PUR BLAND - the cat is boring, but contented...


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