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Words of Last Week


Yeah, yeah, I didn’t get to it, so here they are, almost a week late.

cremains, n., a person’s cremated remains.

otoconia, n., tiny crystals that interact with sensory hairs in the utricle and saccule of the inner ear, enabling a person to sense linear acceleration and gravity.

snowplowing, v., removing obstacles in a child’s way by a parent.

sans-culottes, n., an extreme republican or revolutionary (literal translation: “without pants” to describe lower-class French citizens in the late 18th century.

monger, n., a dealer in a specific commodity; a person who promotes an activity, feeling or situation, especially one that is undesirable or discreditable.


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