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nostalgiate (verb) : to experience nostalgia : to feel pleasure and sadness by remembering something from the past and wishing that you could experience it again
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 15, 2015 18:52
smugshot (noun) : a mug shot of someone looking smug
Some celebrities are pioneers of the smugshot.
Submitted by: Kathy V from New York on Apr. 15, 2015 12:08
axocolatophobia (noun) : the fear of running out of chocolate
I suffer from acute axocolatophobia and therefore stock up on my favorite brand of chocolate whenever I have the chance.
Submitted by: Amaury Laporte from Washington on Apr. 13, 2015 23:39
cusband (noun) : a husband who is married to his cousin
Submitted by: on Apr. 13, 2015 06:47
aquaphobia (adjective) : abnormal fear of water
Submitted by: on Apr. 09, 2015 13:31
anthrophobia (noun) : the fear of people
Submitted by: on Apr. 09, 2015 13:29
bag man (noun) : a male personal assistant to a political candidate or politician
This is our introduction to Selina Meyer, the titular vice president of HBO's political satire "Veep," and Gary Walsh, her so-called bag man. (A bag man is basically a white-collar political sherpa.) —Sam Anderson, New York Times Magazine (online), April 9, 2015
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 09, 2015 07:54
withstain (verb) : to not be harmed or affected by the lack of (something) : to deal with the absence (of something) successfully
Withstaining my supervisor's feedback, I was able to complete the project to the client's satisfaction.
Submitted by: Album Shen from Maryland on Apr. 09, 2015 00:16
(noun) : an article in a journal
Fashion editor Anna Wintour expected the journicle completed and uploaded to the Vogue website today.
Submitted by: Nicole Henderson from Texas on Apr. 08, 2015 16:35
biophobia (noun) : fear of life
Submitted by: Fiona from Massachusetts on Apr. 08, 2015 12:28