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

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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Espionage

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The art of spying which is ninja-like so is cool.

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Ototoxic

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–adjective
having a harmful effect on the organs or nerves concerned with hearing and balance.

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Xoana

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noun: a simple, carved image, esp. one in which the original block of stone or wood is readily apparent.

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Effervescent

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1 : to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes
2 : to show liveliness or exhilaration

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Pootle

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Verb: pootle poo-t(u)l
Usage: Brit
Move in a leisurely unhurried way
"I don't often get the chance to pootle around country lanes on a Sunday morning"
Derived forms: pootled, pootles, pootling

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