Learn a word every day

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Offline Shampa Iftakhar

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Re: Learn a word every day
« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2015, 11:09:03 PM »
Dear Tahsina  Mam:

You showed the the first word. Can you remember? ;)

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Re: Learn a word every day
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2015, 06:06:46 PM »
learning many words from this post.

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« Reply #17 on: April 26, 2015, 11:16:15 AM »
Culturati (noun)
People deeply interested in cultural and artistic matters
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Re: Learn a word every day
« Reply #18 on: April 26, 2015, 06:40:12 PM »
words! Words! words!
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Offline Afroza Akhter Tina

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Re: Learn a word every day
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2015, 08:49:15 AM »
I believe if we can apply the new encountered word physically after knowing its meaning then it becomes easier to remember always!! Thanks to all for sharing the words. :) :)


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Re: Learn a word every day
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2015, 09:26:02 AM »
Shampa, yes, I clearly remember! And it was also indicating. . . ;)
« Last Edit: May 13, 2015, 09:18:58 AM by Tahsina »
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« Reply #21 on: May 05, 2015, 09:40:50 AM »
Bafflegab (noun)
Slang - confusing or generally unintelligible jargon

I found this word interesting and I am planning to use this when I attend a conference or seminar talk and do not understand anything  :P
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« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2015, 01:45:44 PM »
Huarache:
A Mexican Sandal

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« Reply #23 on: May 11, 2015, 09:32:08 AM »
Bibliomania [bib-lee-oh-MEY-nee-uh]
Noun
Excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books.
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« Reply #24 on: May 12, 2015, 01:18:22 PM »
Oxbow:

    1. a loop formed by a horseshoe bend in a river.
    2. a U-shaped collar of an ox-yoke.

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« Reply #25 on: May 13, 2015, 09:23:01 AM »
gerontology [jer-uh n-tol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of science that deals with aging and the problems of aged persons

This word came up as Masud Ibn Rahman at Daffodil is working on it and Daffodil wants to contribute to this branch.
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« Reply #26 on: May 17, 2015, 02:16:10 PM »
Dyde:
a. set of two different elements
b.(music)any set of two different pitch classes

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« Reply #27 on: May 18, 2015, 10:02:41 AM »
Bucolic [byoo-KOL-ik]

Adjective

of pertaining to or suggesting an idyllic rural life
of or pertaining orshepherd, pastoral

Noun

a pastoral poem

Remember we used this word in romantic poetry course?  :D
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Re: Learn a word every day
« Reply #28 on: May 20, 2015, 01:14:54 PM »
I would love to introduce some Spanish words sometime  :D





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« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2015, 01:27:30 PM »
Please introduce Tina madam. :)