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

(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): ____________________________ ____________

For this month, my favorite word is Iftar.

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21 hours ago, Marbles said:
Ensorcell
verb
literary
 
  1. enchant; fascinate.

Not lexicographically related, but James Ensor was an expressionist and surrealist painted from the Low Countries. Some paintings of these types have an "enchanted" dreamlike form.

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finagle

    obtain by dishonest or devious means.
"   Ted attended all the football games he could finagle tickets for"
  • act in a dishonest or devious manner.
    "they wrangled and finagled over the fine points"
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dekko

British informal 

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    [in singular] A quick look or glance:

    ‘come and have a dekko at this’

Origin

Late 19th century (originally used by the British army in India): from Hindi dekho look!, imperative of dekhna.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/dekko

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antinomy
noun
 
  1. a contradiction between two beliefs or conclusions that are in themselves reasonable; a paradox.
    "there are not many short novels capable of accommodating bewildering antinomies"
     
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pulchritudinous

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Adjective

(comparative more pulchritudinous, superlative most pulchritudinous)

  1. (literary) Having great physical beauty.
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Origin

Latin pulchritÅ«dÅ (“pulchritude") +"Ž -ous, from pulcher (“beautiful") + -tÅ«dÅ.

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15 hours ago, Marbles said:
antinomy
noun
 
  1. a contradiction between two beliefs or conclusions that are in themselves reasonable; a paradox.
    "there are not many short novels capable of accommodating bewildering antinomies"
     
    OED

What is this word's relation to 'ambivalence' ?

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7 hours ago, ErikCartman said:

Unpresidented 

I thought it was the orthography, but this is an Anti-Trumpism. Did you see the commentary at Xinhua about acting responsibly as leader of a hyper-super-power?

So, l think the appropriate word-of-the-day to describe unpresidented  will be metonym.

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