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duplistic (adjective) : duplicitous

Submitted by: on Jul. 10, 2015 13:36

elegate (verb) : to assign a task to a person of a higher professional status

Submitted by: on Jul. 10, 2015 11:53

snus (verb) : to place a pouch filled with smokeless tobacco under the upper lip

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 10, 2015 11:49

snus (noun) : a pouch of smokeless tobacco originating in Sweden

The pouch in Mr. Hildingsson’s lip contained snus (pronounced “snoose”), a discreet cousin of chewing tobacco that doesn’t require spitting. —MATT RICHTEL and DAVID JOLLY, New York Times, November 29, 2014

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 10, 2015 11:16

hallucinazation (noun) : a realization or discovery one comes to while in a hallucinatory state

While intoxicated and staring at the stars, he came to the hallucinazation that we are but a fragment in the fiber of the universe.

Submitted by: Logan Benson from Colorado on Jul. 09, 2015 15:06

spiritology (noun) : the study of spirits and spiritual influence

Submitted by: J. Sadler from Mississippi on Jul. 07, 2015 04:15

forumist (noun) : a person who takes part in online forums

As an avid forumist, Calvin is known for regularly lurking around and contributing to several popular anime discussion sites on the internet.

Submitted by: Aditya Paruchuri from North Carolina on Jul. 06, 2015 21:02

ambulaphobia (noun) : the fear of walking

Submitted by: Cayden from Illinois on Jul. 06, 2015 03:38

indoorsy

(adjective) : enjoying indoor activities

Aubrey and his friends enjoy indoorsy activies such as video games and reading.

Submitted by: Emily Cox on Jul. 03, 2015 22:38

insperated (adjective) : inspired and excited

Karol was so insperated that she danced with joy.

Submitted by: Katia lara from Tennessee on Jul. 03, 2015 18:47

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