dragonism
dragonism

dragonism

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n. steady watchfulness

Nothing brings out dragonism like a good hoard.

colchicine
colchicine

colchicine

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n. meadow saffron; autumn crocus; extract of this plant used to treat gout

I’m glad gout isn’t so much of a thing anymore, but even more glad there exists colchicine.

Shame Cakes

Shame Cakes

Shame Cakes

Shame Cakes

This week will also be without vocabulary comics. There have been abundant fun distractions.

Be assured more words are coming soon.

In the meantime, hope I’m not this:

quakebuttock

intemerate

Two-Week Hiatus

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Vocabulary Comics is on two-week hiatus. I’ll be back Monday, September 15, with more weird words.

Until then, please hit the infinity button above for random refresher insanity.

preterite
preterite

preterite

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n. grammatical tense of events that took place in the past; adj. bygone, former; also preterit

A presidential candidate must often disavow choices of preterite campaigns.

midinette
midinette

midinette

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n. seamstress or assistant in Parisian clothing shop

In anticipation of the sale, Urban Outfitters deployed a squadron of hip and friendly midinettes.

doramania
doramania

doramania

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n. obsession with owning furs

What if Cruella de Vil suffered from doramania?

complicant
complicant

complicant

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adj. overlapping

The trend of complicant layers of super-thin Ts was an excellent way to sell more shirts.