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I watched that series plus the few movies made...i don't remember maxwell ever getting smart
 

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orthography
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or·thog·ra·phy | \ ȯr-ˈthä-grə-fē \
Definition of orthography

1a: the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usagethe rules of English orthography

b: the representation of the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
2: a part of language study that deals with letters and spellingA student of orthography is likely to be a good speller.
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Antidisestablishmentarianism

The word antidisestablishmentarianism grew to its immense length as religious and political events unfolded in England. In the early 16th century, there was much discontent in England with the Roman Catholic Church. (This is right on the heels of Martin Luther nailing his famous 95 theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg in 1517, thereby setting off the Protestant Reformation.) Conflicts of authority between King Henry VIII and Popes Clement VII (1523–1534) and Paul III (1534–1549) led Henry VIII to split from the Roman Catholic Church and form the Church of England, known in the rest of the world as the Anglican Church.

At this time, the Church of England became the official church of the state. Those who favored the establishment of the state church were establishmentarians, and the movement was called establishmentarianism.

During the 19th century, perhaps following the precedent set in the United States, many wanted a clean separation between church and state and pushed to remove the Church of England's status as the official state church. These people favored the disestablishment of the Church of England, so their movement was called disestablishmentarianism.

In opposition to those who wanted to disestablish the church, the antidisestablishmentarians lobbied to keep the Church of England official. Antidisestablishmentarianism won out in England, and to this day, the monarch of Great Britain is also the "Supreme Governor of the Church of England." The movement eventually failed, however, in Ireland and Wales.

Some people argue that antidisestablishmentarianism isn't a "real" word because it uses two prefixes (anti- and dis-) that cancel each other out. The name for the movement, they say, should revert to the original establishmentarianism. Indeed, it could be said that the opposite of disestablishmentarianism is both antidisestablishmentarianism and establishmentarianism, so they mean approximately the same thing. The subtle difference between the two, though, is that the longer word denotes opposition to a particular movement — in this case, disestablishmentarianism — whereas the shorter word only indicates support for a state church.
 

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orthography
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or·thog·ra·phy | \ ȯr-ˈthä-grə-fē \
Definition of orthography

1a: the art of writing words with the proper letters according to standard usagethe rules of English orthography

b: the representation of the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
2: a part of language study that deals with letters and spellingA student of orthography is likely to be a good speller.
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What is the proper orthography of the letter W?
 

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Pareidolia

Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon that causes people to see patterns in a random stimulus. This often leads to people assigning meaning to random shaped objects.

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Asymptomatic Carrier

A person or other organism that has become infected with a pathogen, but that displays no signs or symptoms.
 

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Polymerase

A polymerase is an enzyme (EC 2.7.7.6/7/19/48/49) that synthesizes long chains of polymers or nucleic acids. DNA polymerase and RNA polymerase are used to assemble DNA and RNA molecules, respectively, by copying a DNA template strand using base-pairing interactions or RNA by half ladder replication.

Polymerase

[Reverse transcriptase, an enzyme used by RNA retroviruses like HIV, which is used to create a complementary strand to the preexisting strand of viral RNA before it can be integrated into the DNA of the host cell. It is also a major target for antiviral drugs.]

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    Pain in the stomach or bowels.
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    Anxiety, fear
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    severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea
 

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    Having or showing penetrating mental discernment; clear-sighted. synonym: shrewd.

  • Quick-sighted; sharp of sight.

  • Of acute discernment.
 

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Elegiac

Elegiac means "mournful or sad." The adjective elegiac is useful when you're talking about music, a movie, a book, or another work of art that has a sorrowful tone. ... You can speak in an elegiac way, or sing an elegiac tune. The word comes from the Greek elegos, "poem or song of lament."
 

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De jure & de facto

De jure and de facto are commonly confused to mean the same thing. While they are often used in the same contexts, they are distinctly different concepts. De jure standards refer to standards that are established by law, while de facto standards are standards that are based on facts but not formally recognized.
 

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The perspicacity of this thread is awesome!
 

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pro·pound
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  1. put forward (an idea, theory, or point of view) for consideration by others.
    "he began to propound the idea of a “social monarchy” as an alternative to Franco"
 

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Truckle

Truckle is recorded as a dialect name for a cheese from about the beginning of the nineteenth century, usually one that is cylindrical or barrel-shaped. Some of my dictionaries say it’s dialect still, but cheesemaker acquaintances tell me that today it’s a standard term in the industry for any barrel-shaped or cylindrical cheese that is taller than it is wide.

This sense of the word came to us from the Latin trochlea, “pulley wheel; sheaf”, related to the Greek trokhilia, “pulley”. Truckle came into the language some 600 years ago with that meaning, referring to a simple wooden wheel with a groove in it to guide the rope. Soon afterwards a type of furniture castor shaped like a slim disc was given the same name.

Perhaps its best-known use is in truckle bed, a low bed on small wheels that could be stored under the main bed in a room. This was used by personal servants who slept in the same room as their masters or mistresses; the truckle bed would be dragged out at night and stored away again in the morning. Someone who slept like this was said to truckle and the implication of being below someone of higher social status led about 1660 to the figurative sense of truckle under or truckle down — to take a subservient or an inferior position.
 

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So? ur telling me that she only went on that murdercycle ride because I had a truckel of fumunda cheese and a couple jugs' of wine?
 

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Kleptocracy

Kleptocracy (from Greek κλέπτης kléptēs, "thief", κλέπτω kléptō, "I steal", and -κρατία -kratía from κράτος krátos, "power, rule") is a government whose corrupt leaders (kleptocrats) use political power to appropriate the wealth of their nation, typically by embezzling or misappropriating government funds at the expense of the wider population.
 
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Snarge

Snarge is the residue smeared on an airplane after a bird/plane collision. The snarge is generally all that is left of the bird.
 

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Orographic - Of or pertaining to the physical features of mountains, or to orography as in: the upslope motion of air in the mountainous regions causes orographic thunderstorms
 

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Anthropometry - the science that defines physical measures of a person's size, form, and functional capacities. Applied to occupational injury prevention, anthropometric measurements are used to study the interaction of workers with tasks, tools, machines, vehicles, and personal protective equipment — especially to determine the degree of protection against dangerous exposures
 

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tu quoque

a retort charging an adversary with being or doing what the adversary criticizes in others.
 

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tu quoque

a retort charging an adversary with being or doing what the adversary criticizes in others.
Hmm how to pronounce without sounding like you"re choking?
 

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arrogation

ar•ro•ga•tion
1. The act of arrogating, or making unjust or unwarrantable claims or demands; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
2. In Roman law, same as adrogation.
3. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.

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arrogation

ar•ro•ga•tion
1. The act of arrogating, or making unjust or unwarrantable claims or demands; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
2. In Roman law, same as adrogation.
3. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.

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KRAKEN

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The kraken (/ ˈ k r ɑː k ən /) is a legendary cephalopod-like sea monster of gigantic size in Scandinavian folklore.According to the Norse sagas, the kraken dwells off the coasts of Norway and Greenland and terrorizes nearby sailors.Authors over the years have postulated that the legend may have originated from sightings of giant squids that may grow to 13-15 meters (40-50 feet) in length.

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Kraken definition is - a fabulous Scandinavian sea monster. Recent Examples on the Web The kraken has taken on many shapes in the minds of mariners and in the renderings of artists. — Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Legend, the History and the Science Behind Seattle's New Hockey Team Name," 24 July 2020 The kraken's more ancient origins are in Nordic folklore.

Urban Dictionary: Kraken
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A spiced rum that gives the drinker false confidence in their abilities. They will start with the rum and continue to consume various alcoholic beverages until they are forced to succumb to the darkness that is the Kraken. Few have experienced the nightmare and survived to tell the tale. WARNING: excessive use may lead to, but not limited to one of the following results... laughing, crying ...
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