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speechify

verb intr.: To make a speech, especially in a tedious or pompous manner.

compromis

noun: An agreement, especially between nations, to submit disputes to arbitration.

navvy

noun: A laborer or a construction worker.

specie

noun: 1. Money, especially in a form that has an intrinsic value (for example, coins made from precious metals as opposed to …

dragoon

verb tr.: To force someone to do something; coerce.

staddle

noun: A base, support, or supporting framework.

bromance

noun: A close friendship between men.

flexitarian

noun: One who follows a primarily vegetarian diet but occasionally consumes animal products. adjective: Primarily but not completely vegetarian.

pennant

noun: 1. A long tapering flag. 2. A flag symbolizing a sports championship or another achievement. 3. A victory, championship, etc.

orature

noun: Songs, poems, stories, etc., transmitted orally across generations.

staycation

noun: A vacation spent at home or close to home. verb intr.: To vacation at or close to home.

southpaw

noun: A left-handed person. adjective: Left-handed.

thumbsucker

noun: 1. Someone who likes to suck their thumb. 2. A journalistic piece that deals with the background and interpretation of events …

light-fingered

adjective: 1. Prone to or skilled at stealing. 2. Having nimble fingers or having a light touch.

openhanded

adjective: 1. Generous; liberal. 2. Delivered with an open hand, as a blow.

mainpast

noun: 1. A household. 2. A member of a household. 3. A servant. 4. A dependent.

sesquipedalianism

adjective: 1. Polysyllabic. 2. Relating to or using long words. 3. Long-winded.

abstruse

adjective: Hard to understand; obscure.

proparoxytone

adjective: Having stress on the third-from-the-last syllable. noun: Such a word.

verbify

verb tr.: To convert into a verb.

chimeric

adjective: 1. Made up of parts that are very different. 2. Fanciful; imaginative; illusory.

panderer

noun: One who caters to the base desires, whims, or prejudices of others.

eolian

adjective: Relating to or caused by the wind.