Sth Bend, IN Word of the Day

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  1. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    This one goes out to our Survivor Friend, Chris:



    salacious
    Pronunciation: /sal-A-shus/
    adj : lustful


    ...And now KnnOs will give us all a word we really don't care about:
  2. KnnOs Force Ghost

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    Obstreperous- adj.
    Ob-strep-ur-ous

    Noisly resisting control or defying commands
  3. JediJeff13 Jedi Master

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    The word is "legs" Help spr......

    Ah hell, I'm not making that stupid joke. Just ignore this post.
  4. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    gravid
    Pronunciation: /GRA-ved/
    adj : pregnant or enlarged with something
  5. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    philter
    Pronunciation: /FIL-ter/
    n : a magical potion


    Let's play a game....


    I will say the word of the day, you try to use it in a sentance.

    Go.
  6. KnnOs Force Ghost

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    "I used a philter to rejuvenate my Barbarian in Diablo II."

    Philter


  7. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    simulacrum
    Pronunciation: /sim-yu-LA-crem/
    adj : an image of something
    "The replica of the crown was a reasonable simulacrum of the original, and fooled most buyers who bid on it."
  8. BaseDeltaZero FanForce CityRep South Bend IN USA

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    kerfuffle ? \ker-FUH-ful\ ? (noun)
    chiefly British : disturbance, fuss

    I feel a great kerfuffle in the Force.

    Boy does that sound different.
  9. KnnOs Force Ghost

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    I think we should ban that statement, the kerfuffle one, it disturbs me greatly
  10. Salacious_Crummy Jedi Master

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    Lustful? Me? No more so than your average 23 year old male. :D

    But there is much more to life than lust. Umm...I know I'll think of something. ;)
  11. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    defer
    Pronunciation: /di-FUR/
    *1: to put off, delay 2: to postpone induction of (a person) into military service

    "Do you wish to defer your motion so that a commitee may be sent to investigate the validity of your accusations?"
  12. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    complacent
    Pronunciation: /kum-PLAY-sint/
    adj : content, self-satisfied
  13. BaseDeltaZero FanForce CityRep South Bend IN USA

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    I choose not to post my thoughts on a sentence.
  14. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    lampoon
    Pronunciation: /lam-POON/
    v : to ridicule, mock, or harshly satirize
    "Next time, pick someone else to lampoon, or you will find yourself in the unemployment line."
  15. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    ascertain
    Pronunciation: /as-ur-TAYN/
    v : to find out with certainty or assurance
    "The detective was able to ascertain quickly that the suspect had an affinity for bubble gum."
  16. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    moxie
    Pronunciation: /MOX-ee/
    n : aggressive energy, bravery
    "She showed real moxie in standing up to the bully."
  17. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    alacrity
    Pronunciation: /uh-LAK-rih-tee/
    n : readiness, willingness or eagerness; prompt, cheerful
    "When the prize committee sent me a mysterious note, I replied with alacrity."
  18. KnnOs Force Ghost

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    tepid:
    Room Temperature, lukewarm

    The water from the tap is tepid.
    The reception of the crowd to the poor comedian was tepid, at best.
  19. BaseDeltaZero FanForce CityRep South Bend IN USA

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    lissom (or lissome) (LISS-uhm), adjective:
    1. Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome
    2. Light; nimble; active

    Good for a pick up line: "Excuse me, are you lissom?"
  20. BaseDeltaZero FanForce CityRep South Bend IN USA

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    nefarious ? \nih-FAIR-ee-us\ ? (adjective)
    : flagrantly wicked or impious : evil

    Example:
    The jedi is showing signs of the dark side.
    Nefarious, he may be, yes.
    What shall we do about him Master?
    For now, leave him be.
    Time will tell...time will tell
  21. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    I can't tell you how many time's that had been uttered behind my back....
  22. BaseDeltaZero FanForce CityRep South Bend IN USA

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  23. Stardreamer Jedi Knight

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    honorable (on-er-a-bull)
    adj: having or demonstrating honor

    "As an honorable gentleman, he had no choice but to challenge the offender to a duel."


    I'm sorry, but after re-reading a lot of posts tonight and seeing that word so often spelled wrong... I had to post this. :)


  24. BaseDeltaZero FanForce CityRep South Bend IN USA

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    Nobody said we were English Teachers. :)
  25. JediJeff13 Jedi Master

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    Until now....

    BDZ, you are an English teacher.

    BOOOOOOOO-YA! IN YOUR FACE!!!!!!!
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