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#228267 - 05/16/18 05:33 PM re: 'dormous [Re: may2point0]  
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Just as long as he doesn't charge us 10/6 for that...

#228268 - 05/16/18 05:47 PM SAPOGENIC - stimulating a taste or flavor [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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SAPROGENIC

PRONUNCIATION: (sap-ro-JEN-ik)

MEANING: adjective: Causing or produced by decay.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek sapro- (rotten) + -genic (producing). Earliest documented use: 1876.
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SAPOROGENIC - giving rise to a Japanese Winter Olympics site

SAPROENIC - causing wine to turn to vinegar

'SPROGENIC - 's not antigenic (so it doesn't stimulate allergies)

#228269 - 05/17/18 02:12 AM Re: SAPOGENIC - stimulating a taste or flavor [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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'sprogenic- in support of aphaeresis

(even though I had an adverse stem cell reaction)

#228270 - 05/17/18 02:26 AM Re: SAPOGENIC - stimulating a taste or flavor [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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Originally Posted by wofahulicodoc

Just as long as he doesn't charge us 10/6 for that...


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#228271 - 05/18/18 01:33 AM TECTOGENOUS - making planet-scale crustal plates [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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ECTOGENOUS

PRONUNCIATION: (ek-TOJ-uh-nuhs)

MEANING: adjective: Able to survive outside a host (as some bacteria and other parasites do).

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek ecto- (outside) + -genous (producing). Earliest documented use: 1883.
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ECTOGENROUS - sharing one's wealth with the outside environment (see also ECOGENROUS)

ECTOGELOUS - with an external coating of Jell-O

PECTOGENOUS - for enlarging the female bust

#228272 - 05/19/18 12:30 AM CARDINOGENIC - My son is a famous fashion designer [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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CARCINOGENIC

PRONUNCIATION: (kahr-si-nuh-JEN-ik)

MEANING: adjective: Capable of causing cancer.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek carcino- (cancer) + -genic (producing). Earliest documented use: 1916.
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CALCINOGENIC- producing calcium deposits

CHARCINOGENIC - why you shouldn't eat VERY-very-well-done beef

CARCINOGENIE - See, this crab found an old lamp on the beach, and rubbed it, and...

#228273 - 05/21/18 02:11 PM HOBBESMAN - Calvin [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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HOBBESIAN

PRONUNCIATION: (HOB-zee-uhn)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Of or relating to Thomas Hobbes or his ideas.
2. Grim, selfish, unrestrained, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: After English philosopher and author Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), who in his book Leviathan displayed a grim, dog-eat-dog view of human nature. Earliest documented use: 1776.
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HOBBESICAN - Calvin's declaration of quiet confidence

HOBOESIAN - like a vagrant

HOBBLESIAN - limping

#228274 - 05/22/18 03:00 PM my French is strained [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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MARIVAUDAGE

PRONUNCIATION: (mar-uh-VO-dazh)

MEANING: noun
1. Affected writing style.
2. Banter, especially of flirtatious nature.

ETYMOLOGY: After the French novelist Pierre de Marivaux (1688-1763), known for the verbal preciousness of his romantic comedies. Earliest documented use: 1765.
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MARIV ADAGE - a pithy saying about evening in Jerusalem

MARDI VAUDAGE - Tuesday's nonsense

MARI VEAUDAGE - my husband can't talk about anything but veal

#228275 - 05/23/18 08:43 PM MARINISM - Semper Fi Always ! [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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MARINISM

PRONUNCIATION: (muh-REE-ni-zuhm)

MEANING: noun: A literary style marked by extravagant imagery, elaborate metaphors, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: After the Italian poet Giovanni Battista Marino (1569-1625). Earliest documented use: 1867.
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DARINISM - making everything you sing sound like "Mack the Knife"

MARTINISM - seven parts gin to one part vermouth, plus an olive, in a small glass, please

MARIANISM - 1. insisting on having a certified librarian;
2. hasn't been a really good contralto since Ms. Anderson

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