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131. Cruciverbalism

One might suppose that cruciverbalism refers to the ability to murder the King's English with great ease or perhaps the skillful art of using one's razor-sharp tongue to gore a grumbling grammarian. See also Puzzles.

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132. Preposterous

Preposterous means utterly absurd or ridiculous. See also Absurd, Ridiculous.

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133. Gewgaw

A useless or worthless thing.

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134. Phalange

Finger bone. See also Body.

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135. Hodge-Podge

If a planned event goes terribly wrong in the sense that it gets crazy, you've got yourself a hodge-podge.

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136. Beseech

Ask someone urgently and fervently to do something.

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137. Ostinato

In music, an Ostinato is a motif or phrase which is persistently repeated in the same musical voice. See also Italian, Music.

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138. Dollop

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139. Bric-a-brac

Random knickknacks and such. See also French.

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140. Collywobbles

A feeling of fear or apprehension characterized by uneasiness in the belly.

Added by a Guest on December 21, 2010| 1 Comment | You Like This |