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BendtheBar 04-06-2013 12:49 PM

Vocabulary U.
 
Post some of your favorite words, along with definitions.

BendtheBar 04-06-2013 12:49 PM

Truncate

Definition: shorten

Synonyms: abbreviate, abridge, clip, crop, curtail, cut, cut off, cut short, lop, pare, prune, shear, top, trim

Antonyms: elongate, expand, lengthen, stretch

5kgLifter 04-06-2013 12:53 PM

Floccipaucinihilipilification

Definition: the action or habit of estimating something as worthless

BendtheBar 04-06-2013 12:56 PM

Facetious

Definition of FACETIOUS

1 : joking or jesting often inappropriately : waggish <just being facetious>
2 : meant to be humorous or funny : not serious <a facetious remark>

5kgLifter 04-06-2013 01:05 PM

Intergenerational

Definition: being or occurring between generations

The_Big_Sleep 04-06-2013 01:05 PM

this is my favorite thread already, love me some advanced vocabulary :biglifter:

5kgLifter 04-06-2013 01:08 PM

Qua


Definition: in the capacity or character of/as

5kgLifter 04-06-2013 01:10 PM

Liminal


Definitions:
1. of or relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process.
2. occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold.

OHDL 04-06-2013 03:22 PM

Confabulate
Verb
Engage in conversation; talk.
Fabricate imaginary experiences as compensation for loss of memory.

Synonyms
chat - talk - converse - confab

Just fun to say :)

The_Big_Sleep 04-06-2013 03:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OHDL (Post 346867)
Confabulate
Verb
Engage in conversation; talk.
Fabricate imaginary experiences as compensation for loss of memory.

Synonyms
chat - talk - converse - confab

Just fun to say :)

Great word right here :cool:


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