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Re: Word of Today

luck
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Re: Word of Today

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Re: Word of Today

Expedition.

Field Trip.
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Re: Word of Today

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luck
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In my experience, there's no such thing as luck.
Not sure what his experience was ... I mean, I saw the movies ...
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There is a theory on "lucky" people heavily investing into their serendipities, yes. We make our own luck.

Whatever we spell it. Right?
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puppetmaster.

Trump.
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Re: Word of Today

instantiate
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Enhanced.

Adjective

In a version or form that has been improved or made better than some other standard form.
Raised up, amplified.
Translations (improved)
French: avancé
German: verstärkt
Italian: avanzato
Portuguese: melhorado
Spanish: mejorado
Translations (raised up)
Verb
Simple past tense and past participle of enhance
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Euphuism.
Noun

(uncountable) An ornate style of writing (in Elizabethan England) marked by the excessive use of alliteration, antithesis and mythological similes.
An example of euphuism.

1844, E. A. Poe, Marginalia
I have not the slightest faith in Carlyle. In ten years–possibly in five–he will be remembered only as a butt for sarcasm. His linguistic Euphuisms might very well have been taken as prima facie evidence of his philosophic ones; they were the froth which indicated, first, the shallowness, and secondly, the confusion of the waters.
Translations (style of writing)
French: euphuisme
German: Euphuismus
Italian: eufuismo
Russian: эвфуи́зм
Spanish: eufuismo
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Re: Word of Today

capri

cargo

corset
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Re: Word of Today

crypto-fascists.
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Xenophobic.
Adjective.

Exhibiting or characterised by xenophobia, a fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners
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"Residents of Plettenberg Bay this week launched violent xenophobic attacks on foreign Africans living in informal settlements, beating them and ransacking their houses" Weekend Argus May 13/14 2006.

Translations (exhibiting or characterised by xenophobia)

French: xénophobe
German: xenophobisch
Italian: xenofobo
Portuguese: xenófobo, xenofóbico
Russian: ксенофо́бский
Spanish: xenófobo

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xenophobic (plural xenophobics)

A xenophobe.
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Re: Word of Today

hope
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Re: Word of Today

meta-ethics
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Xenophiles
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Denialism

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denialism
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chilly climate (plural chilly climates)
Noun

(idiomatic) A male-dominated environment where both overt and subtle forms of discrimination lead to the unequal treatment of women

2008 Helms, Kimberly Turner. Self-reflection During Transition to College, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, p. 39
A chilly climate is not conducive for women students' learning...
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Re: Word of Today

eudaemonically.
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