• à corps perdufr. "with lost body."; impetuously; in desperation.
  • acouasmn. ringing noise in head.
  • aeolianadj. pertaining to aeolis or aeolus, god of the winds; carried or caused by wind; musical instrument played by the winds.
  • aeolisticadj. long-winded.
  • aere perenniuslat. "more lasting than brass."
  • albocracyn. government by white people.
  • amaranthineadj. of or like the amaranth. unfading; everlasting. of purplish-red color.
  • amaryllisn. any of several bulbous plants of the genus hippeastrum, especially h. puniceum, which has large red or pink flowers and is popular as a houseplant.
  • aubaden. a piece sung or played outdoors at dawn, usually as a compliment to someone.
  • avariciousadj. having or showing an extreme greed for wealth or material gain.
  • bibliomancyn. divination by opening a book at random.
  • catoptromancyn. divination by examining mirror placed underwater.
  • creepypastan. internet horror stories, passed around on forums and other sites to disturb and frighten readers; a portmanteau of the words creepy and copypasta, a word coined on 4chan in 2006 to describe viral copy-and-pasted text.
  • curcubitn. any plant of the gourd family.
  • forgetteryn. a faculty or facility for forgetting; faulty memory: a witness with a very convenient forgettery.
  • idyllicadj. (especially of a time or place) like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.
  • logorrhean. incessant or compulsive talkativeness.
  • nacreousadj. resembling nacre or mother-of-pearl; lustrous; pearly.
  • pellucidadj. clear in meaning, expression, or style; allowing the maximum passage of light, as glass; translucent; clear or limpid.
  • penultimateadj. last but one in a series of things; second to the last.
  • pink noisen. the sensation of hearing something that isn't there.
  • portmanteaun. a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel (from ‘motor’ and ‘hotel’) or brunch (from ‘breakfast’ and ‘lunch’).
  • scionn. a young shoot or twig of a plant, especially one cut for grafting or rooting; a descendant of a notable family.
  • senescencen. growing old; aging. cell biology. (of a cell) no longer capable of dividing but still alive and metabolically active.
  • superfluousadj. unnecessary, especially through being more than enough.
  • tawv. to prepare skins by soaking, salting, stretching and paring.
  • trocheen. a foot of two syllables, a long followed by a short in quantitative meter, or a stressed followed by an unstressed in accentual meter.

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