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(adjective) : mysteriously suspicious
In a very small town, the unknown woman was found to be very mysticious.
Submitted by: Zharia Gibson from Mississippi on Jul. 27, 2016 20:13
litigarchy (noun) : government controlled by lawyers
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 27, 2016 14:17
architectophile (noun) : a person with a strong interest in architecture : a fan of architecture
Brandon showed himself to be a true architectophile as he gave us a tour of the Frank Gehry masterpiece.
Submitted by: Kimberley McCullough from California on Jul. 26, 2016 15:22
short-termism (noun) : concentration on short-term projects or objectives for immediate profit
One reason the question of short-termism still hasn’t been settled is that the answer is fundamentally unknowable. There is no control group; we can’t compare the performance of America with short-termism to that of America devoid of short-termism - or even prove beyond a doubt that short-termism exists in the first place. —Roger L. Martin, Harvard Business Review HBR.org, 10/9/2015
Submitted by: Brian from New York on Jul. 25, 2016 09:13
noodie (noun) : a sweatshirt without a hood
Where'd you get your noodie? It's so cute!
Submitted by: maggie kravchuk from Illinois on Jul. 24, 2016 10:31
policism (noun) : hostility toward police officers
With all of the recent attacks on police officers, it appears that policism is prevalent today.
Submitted by: on Jul. 23, 2016 14:57
policist (adjective) : prejudiced against police officers
Submitted by: Louis Eble from Michigan on Jul. 23, 2016 10:26
(noun) : a fun and entertaining way of giving information
Submitted by: Esther Nortey from Arizona on Jul. 21, 2016 22:33
wisdomous (adjective) : having wisdom : wise
My aunt once suggested that I was very wisdomous for a sixteen year old.
Submitted by: Les from Ohio on Jul. 21, 2016 21:17
Cancerversary (noun) : a date chosen by a cancer survivor to recognize a personal milestone
On July 29th, I'll be celebrating my one year Cancerversary that I am cancer-free!
Submitted by: Michele Savino from New York on Jul. 21, 2016 17:56