Topic: Word game.

One person posts an obscure word and the next posts it's meaning.
Schadenfreude.

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Taking joy in the suffering of others.

Foofaraw.

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A big to-do about nothing.

Loquacious

PS -- Moving to General Chit/Chat. smile

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The quality of being talkative or chatty.

Proboscis

I already love this game.

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LoudLon wrote:

A big to-do about nothing.

Loquacious

PS -- Moving to General Chit/Chat. smile

I had one of my senior moments when I put it in the movie thread. lol

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Bump!

New word.

adiposity

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Fatness wink

Floccinoccinihilipilification smile
Bonus points if you get it without googling.

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fat or fatty

epicaricacy

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Cap Howdy wrote:

Fatness wink

Floccinoccinihilipilification smile
Bonus points if you get it without googling.

worthless, never heard of that smile

epicaricacy

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Epicaricacy - pleasure that is derived from the misfortune of others.

Diapason

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a burst of sound (that was a tough one)

eccedentesiast

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Eccedentesiast - a person who fake-smiles

Interesting.

Here's one: adipocere

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A grayish waxy substance formed by the decomposition of soft tissue in dead bodies (lovely).

Baleful

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Baleful -- menacing, threatening, hateful

One from the "most often misused" file -- nonplussed

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Nonplussed - to be unperturbed, so surprised that you're unsure how to react

Swaggerstick

Last edited by The Creature (2013-05-17 17:00:35)

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swaggerstick - a cane or stick which denotes authority

chevron

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a line or stripe in the shape of a v

Mallemaroking

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Mallemaroking - the carousing of seamen on ships

mamelon

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Mamelon -- a nipple-like bump or protrusion

onomatopoeia

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The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle).

Rabiator