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September 9, 2014

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zealous adj
  1. Full of zeal; ardent, fervent; exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion.

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September 10, 2014

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variadic adj
  1. (Computing, mathematics, linguistics) Taking a variable number of arguments; especially, taking arbitrarily many arguments.

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September 11, 2014

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in memoriam adv
  1. In memory (of); as a memorial.

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September 12, 2014

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vocable noun
  1. A word or utterance, especially with reference to its form rather than its meaning.
  2. A syllable or sound without specific meaning, used together with or in place of actual words in a song.

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September 13, 2014

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gooseberry noun
  1. A fruit closely related to the currant.
  2. Any of several other unrelated fruits, such as the Chinese gooseberry (kiwifruit) or the Indian gooseberry (amla).
  3. (British, informal) An unwanted additional person: Robert and Susan were so in love that nobody could go near them without feeling like a gooseberry.

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September 14, 2014

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torrefy verb
  1. To subject to intense heat.

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September 15, 2014

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rally cap noun
  1. (US, baseball) A baseball cap worn inside-out and backwards, or in another unconventional manner, by players or fans, as a talisman in order to will a team into a come-from-behind rally late in the game.

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September 16, 2014

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munificence noun
  1. The quality of being munificent; generosity.

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+9
September 17, 2014

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rapine noun
  1. The seizure of someone's property by force; plunder.

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+10
September 18, 2014

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chirality noun
  1. The phenomenon, in chemistry, physics and mathematics, of objects being unidentical mirror images of each other, like a person's left and right hands.

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September 19, 2014

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jump down someone's throat v
  1. To criticise with excessive and unexpected harshness.

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September 20, 2014

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anthelmintic adj & n
  1. A drug for the treatment of intestinal worm infestation.

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September 21, 2014

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infanticide n
  1. The murder of an infant.

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September 22, 2014

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voetsek interjection
  1. Go away! Get lost! Exclamation of dismissal or rejection.

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September 23, 2014

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analemma noun
  1. An egg-shaped or figure-eight curve that results when the Sun's position in the sky is plotted out over the year.

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September 24, 2014

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heretofore adverb
  1. Prior to now, until now, up to the present time.

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September 25, 2014

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lampoon v
  1. To satirize or poke fun at.

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September 26, 2014

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exanimate adj
  1. Lifeless, not or no longer living.
  2. Spiritless, dispirited.

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+19
September 27, 2014

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hallux n
  1. The big toe.

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September 28, 2014

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meadery n
  1. A place where mead is made.

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September 29, 2014

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abnegate v
  1. To deny oneself (something), to renounce or give up (a right, power, claim, privilege or convenience).
  2. To deny, to reject (something, for example a truth or a commonly-held belief).

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