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Salams all,

 

What word have you heard or used today that you found satisfying/amusing/interesting/anything else-ing ?

 

 

If its an obscure word, or a word youve made up, please give a definition.

 

 

 

My word of the day: 'Hoist'.

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(Salam)

A cool blog for intresting words --> http://wordstuck.co.vu

This one is interesting (Up until today I thought I was the only one who saw this :P):

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And I like this word (Which is almost the identical to the arabic زفير):

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Ws

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Todays words:

 

1) Tapioca

 

2) 'yaffle' used as a synonym for 'prattle', which i'd never heard before and may be peculiar to the person who used it.

 

 

(salam)

A cool blog for intresting words --> http://wordstuck.co.vu

This one is interesting (Up until today I thought I was the only one who saw this :P):
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And I like this word (Which is almost the identical to the arabic زفير):
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Ws

 

Thanks! i like zephyr too, ive never seen it spelt like that before.


A few days from now the only satisfying word will be 'food'.

 

Never liked the word 'food', it reminds me of school canteens for some reason. I prefer 'edibles'.

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Bismehe Ta3ala,

Assalam Alikum

Wow, these words remind me of Sayyida Zaynab 3laha Salam and her father amir al mo2minean Imam Ali 3la salam.

equanimity - steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

ataraxia - peace of mind

Ya Allah show me and help me be in this state of condition.

M3 Salamah, FE AMIN Allah

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(salam)

 

Good Idea for a Thread. ^thumbs^

 

#2 El Cid "rendezvous" was popular with us in school.

 

#5 Ruq:  Tapioca -when we were little, my father called this "fish eyes" so we kids wouldn't eat it. Thereby, he had it about all to himself.

 

I am about done with a book on Indonesia.

 

"retrospective study" is a standout, and so is: dalang [puppet master]

 

Now, this maybe a little contrived, but how about "barak dalang obomba" ? :shifty:

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Transcendence - I like how this word slips on my tongue.

 

Juggernaut - [MW def. "something (such as a force, campaign, or movement) that is extremely large and powerful and cannot be stopped". Interesting etymology]

 

Queer - a word I'm fixated with because I can never pronounce it properly even after listening to its pronunciation multiple times on Merriam-Webster. Kew-er or kew-eer or kuweer or kuwee-er? :wacko:

 

Enchant - I use it for women, who are enchanting, hence for me the word has pseudo-romantic connotations.

 

More later.

 

 

@Laylaa, I also like 'equanimity' very much.

 

@Ruq, good idea, well done, we can perhaps teach one another new and exciting words.

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Word of the day: doppelgänger

 

1. someone who looks like someone else
2. a ghost that looks like a living person
3. a ghostly counterpart of a living person
4. double
5. alter ego
6. a person who has the same name as another
 

 

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I really like this one but I was a little disappointed with the way it is pronounced.. it sounded better in my head.

Cadence [ keyd-ns ]

1. rhythmic flow of a sequence of sounds or words: the cadence of language.

2. (in free verse) a rhythmic pattern that is nonmetrically structured.

3. the beat, rate, or measure of any rhythmic movement: The chorus line danced in rapid cadence.

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(salam)

 

In accordance with #1, I have made-up/contrived/coined a new word to encapsulate both US machinations, criminality and the NSA-media:

 

The national capital of the usa is: BrainWashingTown, Dalang City

 

dalang #8 means puppetmaster

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