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Besides 'cute' or 'annoying'
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In the flesh
These people needed a computer
to work hard
the Celtic May Day festival
marked by propriety and good taste
to defraud especially of money
impossible to defeat or overcome
a structure designed to command a view
habitual or firmly established
to place side by side
having unlimited knowledge
a mass departure
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Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?
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Lookups increased 2600% after Cruz used the word to announce his running mate
Trump accused Cruz and Kasich of collusion
Icon, Iconic, & Iconoclastic
The word's meaning has changed over time
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It is in fact a real word (but that doesn't mean you should use it).
One goose, two geese. One moose, two... moose. What's up with that?
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