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Ambiguous Words

Ambiguous Words
Ambiguous Words Here's a bunch of words that, by themselves, have a handful of meanings. Because of this flexibility, they can be instrumental in titles for your songs/poems/stories/etc. Click on each word to delve deeper into these words' meanings. The most flexible words are at the top of the list. In other words, we cut you a break by breaking the breaks on "break" and a bunch of other ambiguous words, without taking a break! Word meaning database kindly provided by WordNet

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Synonyms for words commonly used in student's writing Amazing- incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger- enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry- mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed 20 more awesomely untranslatable words from around the world If only you could use these words in Scrabble. Photo: Jeremy Mates When linguists refer to “untranslatable” words, the idea is not that a word cannot somehow be explained in another language, but that part of the essence of the word is lost as it crosses from one language to another. This often is due to different social and cultural contexts that have shaped how the word is used. In the novel Shame, Salman Rushdie’s narrator suggests: “To unlock a society, look at its untranslatable words.”

15 Palindromes" Palindromes are words or sentences that read the same backward or forward. Here are some of our favorites. 1. Go hang a salami. I'm a lasagna hog. 2. Urban Dictionary: phantasmagorical Originally meaning a random series of events or figures in a fantasy or dream like state. Used now to define a night out, normally substance fuelled, that leads to lot's of strange, weird, wonderful and damn right crazy things taking place around you as you try, and fail, to make sense of exactly what is going on. Man, last night was fucked up, as soon as we hit the club and I came up the whole thing became phantasmagorical. What the hell was that swedish dwarf doing on our drive with andrex tissue hanging out of her pussy?

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable Ingrid Sundberg, a writer and children’s book illustrator, created a very useful infographic chart for anyone struggling with color names. The writer says that she loves to collect words that can help give her stories variety and depth. Show Full Text 45 ways to avoid using the word 'very' A posthaven user upvoted this post. — habebaakiar 3 years ago — barcahaters 3 years ago — Jan Arzooman 3 years ago — Y.Babadogan 3 years ago — Malcolm Birdsall 3 years ago 50 Most Challenging Words Back in 2010 The New York Times published a list of 50 fancy words that most frequently stump their readership. The New York Times 50 Fancy Words (defined and used) Lexophiles LEXOPHILES (LOVERS OF WORDS): 1. A bicycle can't stand alone; it is two tired. 2. A will is a dead giveaway. 3. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

Definition of Schizophrenia by Merriam-Webster Definition of schizophrenia 1 : a psychotic disorder characterized by loss of contact with the environment, by noticeable deterioration in the level of functioning in everyday life, and by disintegration of personality expressed as disorder of feeling, thought (as delusions), perception (as hallucinations), and behavior —called also dementia praecox — compare paranoid schizophrenia2 : contradictory or antagonistic qualities or attitudes <both parties…have exhibited schizophrenia over the desired outcome — Elizabeth Drew> schizophrenic play \-ˈfre-nik\adjective or noun schizophrenically play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\adverb

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