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lodestone

A magnet would definitely fit this word - how about love? This word's origins aren't known, but it did enter English usage in the

Ossify: to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.

Ossify - to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.: a young man who began to ossify right after college. Origin Ossify stems from the Latin word for "bone," os. It entered English in the

Paramnesia

paramnesia [par-am-nee-zhuh]: <noun> Psychiatry. a distortion of memory in which fact and fantasy are confused. the inability to recall the correct meaning of a word.

Word of the Day: choleric Click through to the full definition, audio pronunciation, and example sentences: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/choleric

“Example sentence: 'he was a choleric, self-important little man' The origin of this word is from the Greek. It comes from the Greek word " kholera" which means bile.

sangfroid (noun): composure or coolness shown under trying circumstances. Word of the Day for 7 December 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #sangfroid

sangfroid (noun): composure or coolness shown under trying circumstances. Word of the Day for 7 December 2014 lit. "Cold blood" if my French is correct

contronym (noun): A word with two opposite meanings. Word of the Day for October 7th, 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #contronym

Definition of contronym - a word with two opposite meanings, e. sanction (which can mean both ‘a penalty for disobeying a law’ and ‘official permission or

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desiderium \ des-i-DEER-ee-uhm \ , noun; an ardent longing, as for something lost.

mamihlapinatapai (n.) a look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something they both desire but which neither wants to begin.

mamihlapinatapai (n.) a look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something they both desire but which neither w. A) didnt know there was a word for this, b) why would someone call it that, c) how do you say that?

fastidious (adjective): Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail. Word of the Day for 06 July 2015. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #fastidious

Word of the Day: fastidious Click through to the full definition, audio pronunciation, and example sentences:

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