Linkage Activiation

Monday, March 28, 2011

14, of 32. It's Definitely a Number.

You know, it's amazing that these words don't get used more often. Stupid canonical colloquialism undermining the integrity of great words. Luckily, "slizzard" has entered the lexicon. Erryone should be deplorin', 'cause erryday I'm hustlin'.

Uxorial: of a wife, relating to, involving, or characteristic of a wife
Lithium: silvery, soft, highly-reactive metal
Witzelsucht: excessive facetiousness and inappropriate or pointless humor, the disorder
Glyph: a sigil or specific insignia, a letter of language, an arcane mark
Kaleidoscope: optical item that utilizes mirrors to create interior symmetrical visions
Infinity: quality or condition of being infinite, unbounded space, time, or quantity
Quicquidlibet: whatever one pleases, anything whatsoever, typified by absolute volition
Troglodyte: hermit, recluse, person considered to be reclusive, out of date, or brutish
Cenobite: member of a convent or other religious community, cloistered person
Phrontistery: athenaeum, establishment for study, thinking, and/or learning
Recidivism: act of repeating punished act, chronic tendency to repeat crimes
Bacchante: female bacchant, carousing woman, priestess or woman votary of Bacchus
Coracle: small rounded boat made of waterproof material stretched over a frame
Oxydactyl: having slender, tapered digits or fingers
Valetudinarian: sickly or weak person, hypochondriac
Zenzezenzizenzic: the eighth power of a number
Clairvoyant: having the “power” to see things that can’t be perceived by the senses
Excogitate: to contemplate with diligence and care to obtain intuitive grasp thereof
Discotheque: nightclub that features dancing to recorded or live music
Vicarious: performed, exercised, received, or suffered in place of another
Maugre: in spite of, notwithstanding
Baroque: of, relating to, or like of a style in art and architecture of a time
Telefacsimile: a fax machine, a document sent over a telephone line
Luddite: person who fears or loathes technology, person opposed to technology
Cathismata: pl. one of the 20 divisions in a Greek Psalter
Quoddamodotative: existing or behaving in a certain manner
Prismatic: refractive light of a spectrum, brilliantly colored
Contagion: disease that is or may be transmitted by direct or indirect contact, epidemic
Immure: to enclose with walls, ensconce
Ennui: listlessness, weariness, discontent
Pluterperfect: beyond perfect or perfection, more than perfect
Clarion: medieval trumpet with clear shrill tones, clear and shrill, loud burst of sound
Sardonyx: type of stone(onyx) with sandy bands
Rastaquouere: social climber, social upstart, man of finished and polished manners
Thymoleptic: psychologically energizing, drug designed to reverse depression
Gravamen: the material, basis, or significant part of a grievance or complaint
Acropolis: fortified height or citadel, raised area holding a building or cluster of buildings
Cosmopolitan: pertaining to the world at large, without localized prejudices
Permeate: to pervade, to spread or flow throughout, to diffuse through
Symbiosis: mutual biological synergy between two dissimilar organisms 
Escamotage: juggling, hand trickery, sleight of hand, legerdemain 
Terpsichorean: pertaining, relating to, or referring to dancing or the art thereof
Haecceity: property that uniquely identifies an object, compare quiddity
Zingaro: a gypsy, an Italian gypsy, mendicant, beggar, vagabond
Thylacine: Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

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