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

Upheaval

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noun

1. strong or violent change or disturbance, as in a society: the upheaval of war.
2. an upward warping of a part of the earth's crust, forcing certain areas into a relatively higher position than before.

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Citadel

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a fortress that commands a city and is used in the control of the inhabitants and in defense during attack or siege; stronghold.

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Reflux

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This word easily flows off the tongue. It means a flowing back; ebb.

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Paragon

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A paragon is the best of the best of its kind. It can also mean a flawless diamond weighing more that 100 Carats or an unusually large round pearl.

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Monoglot

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A monoglot is a person who can only speak one language.

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Megalomania

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Megalomania describes delusional fantasies of wealth, power and omnipotence. A person who suffers from megalomania is a megalomaniac.

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Prestidigitation

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This means the performance of magic. It is a pretty cool word that a lot of people don't know.

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Obfuscation

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Obfuscation is when you intentionally make something more complicated than it needs to be. The word is often used in the phrase "Eschew obfuscation" which basically means to avoid confusion. Ironic huh?

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Chimera

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A chimera in mythology was a fire breathing animal that was a combination of parts from different creatures. Now it can be used to describe something with disparate parts. Or in a literal sense in modern genetics.

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Juggernaut

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A juggernaut is a massive unstoppable force that crushes everything in its path, so that is pretty cool.

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