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

Lexicon

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This word has to be on this site. It can simply mean a dictionary but is can also be a group of words used for something particular or by certain people. Lexicon can also be used to refer to the words a person knows. How big is your lexicon?

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Cornucopia

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This words is much cooler sounding word when you want to describe something that is in abundance. It also is associated with a horn shape overflowing with food.

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Bellicose

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Bellicose means inclined or eager to fight. It can also mean warlike.

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Balderdash

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Balderdash means nonsense. The typical sentence is "Oh that's balderdash".

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Onomatopoeia

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These are one of those words like sound like what they are describing, for example "bang" or "boom". Most people learn what this word means in school, but then most forget.

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Boondoggle

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This words means a scheme to waste time and money. So for example, pretty much anything the federal government does can be considered a giant boondoggle.

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Logophile

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No site about words word be complete without this one. Logophile, after all, means a lover of words :)

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Doppleganger

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This word always freaks me out for some reason. A doppleganger is a look alike but it is often seen as a bad omen to view your own doppleganger.

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Discombobulated

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This is one of my favorites, it means to be upset or frustrated. You could use it as a verb as well but I usually use it as an adjective.

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Abrogation

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I saw this word on V the other night. It mean "to abolish by authoritative action", or in other words, to annul something.

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