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One person posts an obscure word and the next posts it's meaning.Schadenfreude.
Taking joy in the suffering of others.
A big to-do about nothing.
PS -- Moving to General Chit/Chat.
The quality of being talkative or chatty.
I already love this game.
A big to-do about nothing.LoquaciousPS -- Moving to General Chit/Chat.
I had one of my senior moments when I put it in the movie thread.
Floccinoccinihilipilification Bonus points if you get it without googling.
fat or fatty
Fatness Floccinoccinihilipilification Bonus points if you get it without googling.
worthless, never heard of that
Epicaricacy - pleasure that is derived from the misfortune of others.
a burst of sound (that was a tough one)
Eccedentesiast - a person who fake-smiles
Here's one: adipocere
A grayish waxy substance formed by the decomposition of soft tissue in dead bodies (lovely).
Baleful -- menacing, threatening, hateful
One from the "most often misused" file -- nonplussed
Nonplussed - to be unperturbed, so surprised that you're unsure how to react
Last edited by The Creature (2013-05-17 17:00:35)
swaggerstick - a cane or stick which denotes authority
a line or stripe in the shape of a v
Mallemaroking - the carousing of seamen on ships
Mamelon -- a nipple-like bump or protrusion
The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle).