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1197555660 commented on the word chasmatic
of or like a chasm.
December 7, 2011
1197555660 commented on the word heart
I opine: as tired and threadbare as this word may be for English users, it practices and professes too much power to be ignored as one of the crown jewels of the current language. That being said, I'd personally like to make less use of it.
December 5, 2011
1197555660 commented on the word koilon
also, "the name given to luminiferous ether (æther) by Theosophists Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater in their book Occult Chemistry (1919)." — Answers.com
October 3, 2011
1197555660 commented on the word paling
Used, at least, in the Playstation 2 game Final Fantasy XII to refer to an impenetrable magic shield.
July 25, 2011
1197555660 commented on the word loquacious
I've always felt this word was too pretentious. This may only be because I hate the sound of it.
July 10, 2011
1197555660 commented on the word emollience
softening or soothing of the skin; attempted avoidance of confrontation or anger; pacification.
February 15, 2011
1197555660 commented on the word Abzu
(also Engur) the entity/deity of freshwater.
November 20, 2010
1197555660 commented on the word epagomenal
the word has quite a geometric feel.
August 22, 2010
1197555660 commented on the list usefuls
ha! i'm surprised to've been the first to add it. and yes, loup is indeed fantastic; it hadn't occurred to me to even look that up!
August 21, 2010
1197555660 commented on the word catabatic
i'm forced to be a sort of fanboy to this word.
August 10, 2010
1197555660 commented on the word Dammerschein
German: twilight glow.
August 1, 2010
1197555660 commented on the word thought-terminating cliché
|psychology| a commonly used phrase, sometimes passing as folk wisdom, used to quell cognitive dissonance.
July 30, 2010
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