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    Default Lexiphilia

    We don't have a word collection here in the Words sub-forum, so I've started one.  Please feel free to collect words here, especially very interesting ones.  There is only one word that is not allowed...  Anyone who attempts to define it will find themselves flying out the window...

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    I caught you a delicious bass.


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    i can't even find LEXIPHILIA

    ugh.........my head

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    Don't worry, mimi.

    I made that word up... you can do that with greek. It's from Lexi (word) and philia(collection) - basically, it means word collection.

    My first contribution:

    Accoutrements -An accessory item of equipment or dress

    I've seen it used as: His kingly accoutrements
    and: Hamburger with the usual accoutrements

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    gambrinous - being full of beer

    inaniloquent - speaking foolishly or saying silly things

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - a word that describes everything!
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    pfffffffft- a word that describes what i think about smurfees word

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    lagnaippe   it's cajun for "a little something extra"  when the cajun merchants filled the bags for their customers, they would often put an extra stick of pepperment or something like that in the bag as a little something extra for free.  So that's where the term comes from.  

    it's prounced lawn'-yawp

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    lucubration - the product of intense study or thought. Has nocturnal connotations. Carpe Noctum! Lucubration!


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    Default pfffffffft

    I looked pfffffffft up in all sorts of dictionarys and couldn't find it...LOL!!!

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    snarky--crotchety; snappish

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    zugzwang--a situation in chess when any every move leads to an uncompensated loss of a piece

    Great idea. I love words.

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