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    tautology
    syzygy

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    baroque - from the Portuguese for 'misshapen pearl', apparently.

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    dilettante

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    I have always enjoyed the sound of the word "slamming".

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    Quote Originally Posted by baboon2004 View Post
    baroque - from the Portuguese for 'misshapen pearl', apparently.
    that's cool

    satire
    derived from satura meaning a mixed dish apparently, tho some people tried to link to satyr - something that looked normal but had a devious hairy underside

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    Quote Originally Posted by swears View Post
    I have always enjoyed the sound of the word "slamming".
    How do you feel about slammin'?

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    Peregrination, rotund, malarky, gunge, fling, gallivant, dinky (interesting - just found out that in the UK that means small and cute but in the US it means small and crap).
    This is fun anyway.

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    Whippoorwill.

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    will-o'-the-wisp
    waspish

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    Quote Originally Posted by viktorvaughn View Post
    Highfalutin

    copacetic
    copacetical along with hortical

    used to hear these word in early dancehall slang. cant remember if it was in tunes or was word used by the pirate djs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by viktorvaughn View Post
    How do you feel about slammin'?
    With or without the g, I don't mind.

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    Juggernaut even sounds like a lorry but its based on an sankrit word.

    Gridlock
    Ultra as a prefix

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    nodule
    viscous
    bulbous
    zygote
    filly
    lip
    limpid
    brindled
    skein
    phial
    cramp

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bang Diddley View Post
    copacetical along with hortical

    used to hear these word in early dancehall slang. cant remember if it was in tunes or was word used by the pirate djs.
    I love the sound of copacetic, just moves along so nice.

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    Pabulum

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