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March 29, 2015

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otorhinolaryngology n
  1. (medicine) The study of diseases of the ear, nose and throat.

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March 30, 2015

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eat crow v
  1. (chiefly US, idiomatic) To recognize that one has been shown to be mistaken or outdone, especially by admitting that one has made a humiliating error.

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March 31, 2015

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wry adj
  1. Turned away, contorted (of the face or body).
  2. Dryly humorous; sardonic or ironic.
  3. Twisted, bent, crooked.

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April 1, 2015

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jape v
  1. (intransitive) To jest; play tricks; joke; jeer.

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April 2, 2015

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prosopagnosia n
  1. A form of visual agnosia characterised by difficulty with face recognition despite intact low-level visual processing.

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April 3, 2015

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snail mail n
  1. (retronym) Postal mail, especially as compared to email.

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April 4, 2015

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roundabout adj
  1. Indirect, circuitous or circumlocutionary; that does not do something in a direct way.

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April 5, 2015

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reptilianness n
  1. The quality of the embodiment of reptile characteristics.

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April 6, 2015

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lek n
  1. (biology) An aggregation of male animals for the purposes of courtship and display.

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April 7, 2015

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lollapalooza n
  1. (informal) An outstanding, extreme, or outrageous example of its kind.

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April 8, 2015

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cross swords v
  1. (idiomatic) To quarrel or argue with someone, to have a dispute with someone.

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April 9, 2015

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unheralded adj
  1. Without prior warning; unexpected or unannounced.

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April 10, 2015

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popliteal adj
  1. (anatomy) Of the area behind the knee.

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April 11, 2015

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covenstead n
  1. (Wicca) A permanent circle or temple used to meet for rituals and to store religious items, often a mundane location.
  2. (Wicca) A Wiccan congregation.

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April 12, 2015

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ungulate adj
  1. Having hooves.

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April 13, 2015

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pink slime n
  1. (paper manufacture) An undesirable pink-colored microbial mass occurring in the slurry used in making paper.
  2. (informal) A meat byproduct produced from otherwise unusable material such as skin and connective tissue, spinal bones, and digestive tissue by heating and then mixing with ammonia in a centrifuge to produce a food additive.

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April 14, 2015

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hapax legomenon n
  1. A word occurring only once in a given corpus.

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April 15, 2015

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eschatology n
  1. (countable) System of doctrines concerning final matters, such as death.
  2. (uncountable) The study of the end times — the end of the world, notably in Christian theology the second coming of Christ, the Apocalypse or the Last Judgment.

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April 16, 2015

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heir apparent n
  1. (usually monarchy) Someone who will definitely inherit, assuming he survives the one from whom he is inheriting.

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April 17, 2015

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kasha n
  1. A porridge made from boiled buckwheat groats, or sometimes from other cereal groats.

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April 18, 2015

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oubliette n
  1. A dungeon only accessible by a trapdoor at the top.

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