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#1 ~iMum~

Posted 15 February 2013 - 12:25 AM

The boards have been a bit serious these past few days, so tell me some of your favourite words original.gif

I like:
Existential (love the way it rolls off your tongue and that no one is ever really sure of it's meaning)
Disenfranchised and disengaged ('p*ssed off' for when in polite company)
Yellow (like the colour itself, I also associate the word with happy things$
Catastrophizing (see existential)
Ephemera (see existential and catastrophizing)



#2 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 15 February 2013 - 12:37 AM

Quarterly- just has a musical ring to it IMO

#3 eleven

Posted 15 February 2013 - 12:56 AM

Serendipity  original.gif

#4 wiggles

Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:04 AM

Iota  original.gif




#5 IShallWearMidnight

Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:40 AM

serenity

#6 Future-self

Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:07 AM

Onomatopoeia





#7 Expelliarmus

Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:11 AM

Mountain.

Always has been. No idea why LOL

#8 wallofdodo

Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:28 AM

I had a teacher who's favourite word was electric.

I also like serendipity, and ennui.

Ennui is about the way it looks, and I used to go past it written on a wall, the graffiti writer had a nice hand, and chose a good colour. It always made me think.

#9 =Magpie=

Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:45 AM

Milieu
Anthropomorphising

#10 mini mac

Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:49 AM

QUOTE (trishalishous @ 14/02/2013, 11:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
serenity


I wish I had more, or maybe its tranquility I really want more of.... wink.gif

Mastication.

The fact it sounds a bit like masturbation... We had a sweet little old English teacher in high school that often said to the class not to masticate with your mouth open (there was always somebody with gum!) I'm sure she said it for her own amusement... It always got giggles around the room. Still makes me smile now.




#11 Colleer

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:23 AM

Nonchalant

#12 cinnabubble

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:29 AM

Crepuscular and pulchritude.

#13 CalEliKat

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:30 AM

My favavourite word is

Schadenfreude

I love it.

#14 Ireckon

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:32 AM

Velvet.

It's just so.....decadent.

#15 HRH Countrymel

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:37 AM

QUOTE (Mini Mac @ 15/02/2013, 04:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mastication.

The fact it sounds a bit like masturbation... We had a sweet little old English teacher in high school that often said to the class not to masticate with your mouth open (there was always somebody with gum!) I'm sure she said it for her own amusement... It always got giggles around the room. Still makes me smile now.


Reminds me of 'ejaculate' - we were only talking about this (and using it for our own adolescent  amusement) at work on Tuesday.

This meaning, obviously, not the 'other' one.

ejaculate:  (tr) to utter abruptly; blurt out

#16 FlamingoG

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:41 AM

QUOTE (cinnabubble @ 15/02/2013, 07:29 AM)
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Crepuscular and pulchritude.


Crepuscular is a wonderful word.

I like veruca too, oddly.

#17 NunSoFeral

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:49 AM

Mellifluous
Unctuous
Insouciance
Susurration

#18 Cyaira

Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:52 AM

Toast and all variants thereof... toasty, toasted, etc.

Also, pastiche.

#19 Nasty Bunsen

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:01 AM

Mither

#20 Bel Rowley

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:01 AM

Nefarious

#21 slinky

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:06 AM

Pumpernickel

#22 brazen

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:08 AM

i love the word discombobulated and often feel that way

#23 tres-chic

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:15 AM

Bonhomie

#24 dimensionk

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:32 AM

Serenity  wub.gif

#25 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:39 AM

Scissors. The word is short and sharp and just fits perfectly with it's object.

Also "smooth" - I can never just say it with two "o"s though. It has to be smoooooth.




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