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COMMENSURATE

PRONUNCIATION: (kuh-MEN-suh-ruht)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Proportionate.
2. Having the same measure.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin com- (with) + past participle of mensurare (to measure). Earliest documented use: 1641.
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COMPENSURATE - measure your salary

COM MEN SURE ATE - the radio men had a feast

COMMENSTRATE - oh, say, a 6-7-8-9-10 hand

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DIALECTIC

PRONUNCIATION: (dy-uh-LEK-tik)

MEANING: noun: A discussion employed in investigating the truth of a thesis.
adjective: Relating to such a discussion.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek dia- (between) + legein (to speak). Earliest documented use: 1382.
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DIALECTRIC - a constant insulating property

DUALECTIC - voting for two candidates

DIATECTIC - a mixture consisting of two fluids, of uniform composition despite transforming from gas to liquid state or back

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CURTAL

PRONUNCIATION: (KUHR-tuhl)

MEANING: noun: 1. A woodwind instrument, an early form of bassoon, also known as a dulcian.
2. An animal with a tail docked off.
3. Anything abridged or cut short.
adj.: 1. Having a docked tail.
2. Abridged or cut short.

ETYMOLOGY: From French court (short), from Latin curtus (shortened). Earliest documented use: 1509.
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CURTAG - a microchip with the owner's contact information

CURBAL - what makes a baseball pitcher hard to hit

CARTAL - proposed name for a British moving company, ultimately rejected in favor of simply Pickfords ("We Carry Everything!")

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NIDDERING

PRONUNCIATION: (NID-uhr-ing)

MEANING: noun: A coward or wretch.

ETYMOLOGY: From erroneous reading of Middle English nithing, from Old English nithing, from Old Norse nidhingr, from nidh (scorn). Earliest documented use: 1596.
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NIDDERINE - from the city or culture of Nidder

NADDERING - babbling, prattling, speaking blandly and inanely

NIDGERING - poking or otherwise rousing from a state of inactivity or inattention

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BROGUE

PRONUNCIATION: (brohg)

MEANING: noun:
1. A sturdy shoe typically with ornamental perforations and a wing tip.
2. A heavy shoe of untanned leather.
3. A strong accent, especially Irish or Scottish when speaking English.

ETYMOLOGY: From Irish and Scottish Gaelic brog (shoe). The accent sense of the word apparently arose from this kind of shoes worn by the speakers. Earliest documented use: 1587.
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GROGUE - a rum drink for upper-class sailors

BROGLUE - what holds Masons together

DROGUE - a small parachute for initiating the deployment sequence or for high-altitude or fast landings

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VAMP

PRONUNCIATION: (for verb: ree-VAMP, for noun: REE-vamp)

MEANING: verb tr.: To renovate, refurnish, revise, etc.
noun: An instance of renovation, refurnishing, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From re- (again) + vamp (the front upper part of a shoe), from Old French avanpié, from avant (fore) + pié (foot), from Latin pes (foot). Earliest documented use: 1803.
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VASP - a Teutonic hornet

NAMP - National Association of Military Police; a retired Viet Nam veteran is its head

SAM P. - noted 17th Century Politician and Diarist, as he was known by his familiars

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CLEVER CLOGS

PRONUNCIATION: (KLE-vuhr klogs)

MEANING: noun: Someone perceived to be intelligent or knowledgeable in an annoying way.

ETYMOLOGY: The term boots has been used for a fellow or a person since the early 1600s. From there we got the term clever boots and then clever clogs. Earliest documented use: 1866.
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CLEVER CLODS - dull and uninteresting oafs, but shrewd

CLEAVER CLOGS - looks like the Beav plugged up the toilet again

CLOVER CLOGS - wooden shoes to wear while looking for four-leafed lucky charms

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SHOESTRING

PRONUNCIATION: (SHOO-string)

MEANING:
noun: 1. A string used to tie a shoe: shoelace.
2. A small amount.
adj.: Involving little.

ETYMOLOGY: From itinerant vendors’ selling of trinkets, threads, shoestrings, and other low-value items. Earliest documented use: 1616.
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SHOESTRING - catching a ball just above your sneakers, a moment before it hits the ground

SHOO-STRING - a cord to flail around to ward off flies

SHOE-STING - when a bee gets you right on top of your big toe when you're wearing sandals

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Here is the version that I intended to submit before I saw your post. You will see that it bears some remarkable resemblances to your version!

SHOESTING – lump of grit lodged in one's footwear

SHOOSTRING – piece of cord that one whirls around to repel insects

SHOOTRING – arrangement in which the firing squad completely surrounds the condemned person

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BAUCHLE

PRONUNCIATION: (BAH/BO-kuhl)

MEANING: noun: 1. An old, worn-out shoe.
2. Something useless or worn out.
3. A useless person; a fool.
verb tr.: To subject to disgrace or contempt.

ETYMOLOGY: Of Scottish origin, perhaps from bauch (inferior or substandard). Earliest documented use: 1488.
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BOUCHLÉ - a heavy textile containing nubby, looped yarn, often in two different shades...known for its interesting visual texture and super-soft comfort. [I recall a tongue-twister about blue boots made of it]

BACHLE - in the style of Ol' J.S.

BANUCHLE - a card game played by Gary Larsen's sheep

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