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131. Yips

Former professional golfer Tommy Armour is credited with inventing the term yips to describe a combination of psychological and neuromuscular factors that forced his early retirement from competitive golf. Also, In 2007, the yips were a major part of the plot line of an episode of How I Met Your Mother. The episode was titled "The Yips", and uses the yips as a metaphor for the character Barney's sudden difficulties in hitting on women.

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132. Fiduciary

See also Money.

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133. Diadochokinetic

See also Science.

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134. Flink

A group of twelve or more cows. See also Farming.

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135. Jiggle

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136. Foibles

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137. Dipthong

According to Merriam-Webster, "a gliding monosyllabic speech sound".

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138. Occiput

Pronounced "awk si put", it's a word for the back of the skull. See also Body.

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139. Xiphoid

Shaped like a sword. See also Weapons.

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140. Periwinkle

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