Words you dont use every day

The_DEAL

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redoubtable \rih-DOW-tuh-buhl\, adjective:
1. Arousing fear or alarm; formidable.
2. Illustrious; eminent; worthy of respect or honor.
 

ron

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pithy: adj. pith·i·er, pith·i·est

1. Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief: a pithy comment.
2. Consisting of or resembling pith.

pithi·ly adv.
pithi·ness n.

Neither the word, nor the definition gets used much these days.
 

Unforgiven

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Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito that gets into your bedroom at 3 in the morning and cannot be cast out.
 

Solanaceae

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ron said:
pithy: adj. pith·i·er, pith·i·est

1. Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief: a pithy comment.
2. Consisting of or resembling pith.

pithi·ly adv.
pithi·ness n.

Neither the word, nor the definition gets used much these days.
In general speac I actually use that word quite often, not as much as I would use profanities. But that modernisation for you.
 

ron

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Solanaceae said:
In general speac I actually use that word quite often, not as much as I would use profanities. But that modernisation for you.
All change is not good.
 

MaxPower

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accusative


Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case that is the direct object of a verb or the object of certain prepositions.