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

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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Flagellum

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Flagellum are the little tail like thinks that help cells move.

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Didactic

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This word means what I am attempting to do here, which is to teach or explain something. It can also be used for someone who tries to lecture other people to often.

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