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CONVOLUTION:

(kon-vuh-loo-shuhn)

A  rolling  or  coiling  together.

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DALTONISM: noun

PRONUNCIATION:
(DAWL-tuh-niz-em)

MEANING:
noun: Color blindness, especially the inability to distinguish between red and green

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COCKALORUM:  noun

(kok-uh-lawr-uhm)

A  self-important  little  man.

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GRAMMARIAN: noun

(gruh-mair-ee-uhn)

a specialist or expert in grammar.

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EDACIOUS:   adj

PRONUNCIATION:
(i-DAY-shuhs)

MEANING:
Devouring; voracious.

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RECUSANT:  noun

PRONUNCIATION:
(REK-yu-zant)

MEANING:
Refusing to submit to authority; dissenting.

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HADAL:  adjective

PRONUNCIATION:
(Hayd-I)

MEANING:
Of or relating to the deepest regions of the ocean, below about 6,000 meters (20,000 feet).

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SEDULOUS:  adj

PRONUNCIATION:
(SEJ-uh-luhs)

MEANING:
Involving great care, effort, and persistence.

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BUSKIN:  noun

PRONUNCIATION:
(BUS-kin)

MEANING:
A thick-soled laced boot, reaching to the knee or calf, worn by actors of ancient Greek tragedies.

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July 18, 2010 at 5:31 pm

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