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audualize (verb) : to imagine a sound in your mind. to recreate sounds or audio from memory.

I can still audualize the sound of the noon whistle in the village where I lived as a child. —none, just me, none

Submitted by: Kevin Larke from Michigan on Aug. 05, 2007 12:03


(noun) : the years 2000 through 2009

Here in the United States, we spent New Year’s weekend bidding good riddance to the awful, awful aughties a miserable decade of bubbles and busts, rising health care bills and soaring deficits, domestic terror attacks and overseas quagmires. —Ross Douthat, New York Times, 1/4/2010

Submitted by: Art Fisher from Virginia on Jan. 03, 2010 08:48

(noun) : plural : the first decade of a century (such as 2000 through 2009)

The aughties were a bad period for investments. The nineties were better.

Submitted by: Art Fisher from Virginia on Dec. 21, 2009 16:18

auntcles (noun) : combination of aunt and uncle, meaning both of them...such as used for grandparents, cousins, parents, etc.

I went to visit my auntcles in the Denver area.

Submitted by: wayne from South Dakota on Oct. 01, 2007 19:21

auradyne (noun) : au·ra - The spiritual force of light that emanates from every living being. Dyne - Pertaining to the illustration of the most basic physics principle of inertia; For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Au·radyne- spiritual force in motion.

Submitted by: Rick from Maryland on Jun. 22, 2007 13:29

aurisma (noun) : the quality of a person possessing both an aura of perfection and charisma.

Submitted by: Josh from India on Mar. 16, 2006 00:10

auspistice (noun) : mediator

Submitted by: Kelly Smith from Texas on Aug. 14, 2014 21:08

austerian (noun) : an advocate of fiscal austerity

Ever since the paper was first circulated, austerians—advocates of fiscal austerity, of immediate sharp cuts in government spending—had cited its alleged findings to defend their position and attack their critics. —Paul Krugman, New York Review of Books, June 6, 2013

Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 16, 2013 12:32

Australianization (noun) : the instruction of foreigners (as immigrants) in Australian history, government, and culture

Submitted by: on Jul. 29, 2014 17:54

australiosportsacine (noun) : an ancestor who loved to play sports

Lucy was an australiosportsacine!

Submitted by: Tris556 from New Jersey on Jan. 12, 2007 18:40

Authentificate (noun) : A certificate of authenticity.

I just bought a teaspoon used by Winston Churchill. It came with an authentificate, so I'm confident that it was really his.

Submitted by: Andrew Baum from Wisconsin on Apr. 18, 2006 10:42