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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:42 am

propitious
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1. presenting favorable conditions; favorable: propitious weather.
2. indicative of favor; auspicious: propitious omens.
3. favorably inclined; disposed to bestow favors or forgive: propitious gods.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:38 pm

amateurpitious
-adjective
1. presenting kinda favorable conditions; favorable
2. sorta indicative of favor; auspicious
3. reasonably favorably inclined; disposed to bestow favors or forgive
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:02 pm

antipitious
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1. presenting unfavorable conditions
2. distinctly unfavorable; inauspicious
3. unfavorably inclined; indisposed to bestow favors or forgive
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:12 pm

antipit
noun

The part of the fruit that's not the pit.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:27 am

turbopropitious
-adjective
presenting really, really, really favorable conditions
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:52 am

pitpropitious
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1. presenting favorable underground conditions; favorable: pitpropitious coal seam.
2. indicative of subterranean favor; auspicious: pitpropitious lack of firedamp.
3. favorably inclined; disposed to bestow underground favors or forgive: pitpropitious Welshmen.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:38 am

prostitious
-adjective
favorably inclined; disposed to bestow favors for the right price

prosthetitious

-adjective
having the appearance of a prosthetic: People look at Roy's prosthetitious features and think he is wearing a false nose and hairpiece when in fact they are his own FSM given.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:19 am

viceroy
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1. a person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign: the viceroy of India.
2. a brightly marked American butterfly, Limenitis archippus, closely mimicking the monarch butterfly in coloration.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:24 am

Roy'svice
-noun
Mr. Hunter's passtime.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:45 am

Velocity
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A town where cycling is very popular.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:10 am

vice-roy
-noun
Milo. Takes care of things at home when I am out of town.

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"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:24 pm

vice grips
-noun
1. Locking pliers with specially shaped jaws for vice work and intricate clamping jobs.
2. How Milo does not have to take care of things.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:35 pm

vice gripes

complaints about graft and corruption
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:57 pm

noumenal
-adjective
...oh, forget it.
"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:18 pm

Newmanal
-adjective
A devotee of the Oxford Movement.
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