Welcome to the site for the coolest words found in the English language. If you know of any cool words that are not already on this site be sure to submit them. Please feel free to vote on the coolest words and leave your comments. Below are the most recent cool words submissions.

Brobdingnagian

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(brob·ding·nag·i·an) adj. (often capitalized) of colossal proportions or extraordinary height; gigantic. n. a giant. [From Brobdignag, a country of giants, in the book Gulliver's Travels.]

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Pragmatic

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A phrase that has to do with something practical or easy to use, so shouldn't the word be more practical and easier use? But it sure does sound complicated and cool.

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Syntax

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Laws or rules of language and grammar, usually tending towards definite and absolute rules and leaving little room for interperatation. Used a lot in the software industry because typo's happen a lot, and typo's will create syntax errors when writing code.

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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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