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Below is a list of cool words found in the dictionary. Click on the words to leave comments.

Paradox

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A phrase or statement that is circular or contradictory in nature, or seems contradictory but is true in reality. An elusive word that is difficult to use in any sentence and usually is misunderstood, which is kind of a paradox in its own way don't you think?

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Cryptic

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A word used a lot in the software industry, it's something that's mysterious or unclear. Or in a more literal sense, a word or phrase that has been encrypted with some sort of code.

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Lacuna

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A blank space or missing part
small cavity
pit
discontinuity in an anatomical structure
From Latin word lacuna meaning pit or gap

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Brigadier

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Short for a brigadier general in the United States Armed Forces.

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Pandemonium

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A wild uproar, tumult, chaos, confusion; The capital of Hell

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Defenestration

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The act of throwing a person out of a window

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Harbinger

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The being (or thing..) who foreshadows what is to come.

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Overture

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Noun. It's the prelude of something. It can also mean the action/proposal that started an agreement.

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Penumbra

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It's a noun for the gray areas where something is uncertain. It can also describe the area between light and dark. Makes a cool book title for sure.

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Brummagem

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Of things that are cheap, showy, tawdry, worthless, or counterfeit.

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