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of the moment and how do you incorporate it into your writing??

Name some other interesting or beguiling words. At the moment, I'm partial to Dalliance and Snippet. I also like abed.

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"Troculated."

I think Willy Wonka used it in the Great Glass Elevator. I have no idea what it means and its not in my dictionary, but we use it daily, as in, "Oh no, the baby is troculating the cat!" "Ack, that driver pulled out right in front of me and I nearly got troculated."
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oscillating
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and I thought of it immediatly

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Loving it!

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phallic
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My sister keeps calling me that..... :

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skookum, the Chinook word meaning strong/wild
and skookum chuck: strong water/current

and discombobulated

I also like effervescent

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onomatopoeia

Miranda, I used my own shortened version: discombobbed.

And we like to stick "ubiqui-" onto things. For instance, Ubiquibucks is Starbucks, Ubiquichicks is the Dixie Chicks, etc.
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I like permutations and subterfuge.
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I like the newy coined words combing aspects of other interesting words...I am immediately adopting th ubiquiti- prefix into my lexicon, now there's agood word too. Ubiquitous is a long time favorite and now I can use it in all sorts of permutations! kewl
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As I'm discoursing (there's one) through my daily activities I keep coming up with some favorites...today it was...aficionado and enamored.
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Permutations is a good one! I like that one too.

How about surreptitious?
Or impervious. I really like that one.

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OOOO, impervious...that is a wonderful one. So far I've gotten many new 'faves'

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OOOO, impervious...that is a wonderful one. So far I've gotten many new 'faves'
Today I thought of penultimate and egregious...really fun ones.
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Today I thought of penultimate and egregious...really fun ones.
And now I was just speaking to a friend on the phone and I used absconded...this thread has me charged, or ignited....probably scintillated.
What fun!
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i can not resist jumping in, these words are to luscious. i love adding licious to words, and like: licentious, malleable, chiboogi, boobies, boop dips, and cup cakes.
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ubi sunt, longing
ubiquilicious
wanting what i don't have
i do not want to covet
what is gone
only to remember.
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how about, inculcate, purview and entropy.
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Fantabulous!

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boob dips???

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boop dips--nonsensical word signifying chawkie (sp?) type things about the house, knick knacks, and frivolous niceties.... invented by my ex (i must give him credit)
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i've always loved using the word 'bowdlerize' for censor...


there's all sort of dirty words i like the sound of. i'll keep quiet on them.



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Chawkie?

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what about shorter words?

I like spry! It has a great sound to it...spry

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I like imbued and a bit longer one would be gustatory, a tasty word to be sure!
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Now you are freaking me out, cause inculcate, imbued and permutations have been on my fave list for about a year! Weird!

Betroth
Last night my betrothed came home sick from work.

Persnickety I love that one!

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