Words of the Reading #1

Words of the Reading #1

Floccinaucinihilipilification – the action or habit of estimating something as worthless

Gynotikolobomassophile – one who likes to nibble a woman’s earlobes

Ultracrepidarianism – the giving of opinions outside of one’s knowledge

Idiogamy – to be sexually potent with some, but impotent with others

Uxoravalence – to be potent with many women, but not one’s wife

Aposiopesis – to leave a statement incomplete, in order to imply a threat (and if you don’t understand…)

Cisvestitism – to only wear clothing of ones own gender.

Exoteric – ordinary/simple/obvious – as opposed to esoteric, meaning hidden/secret/inner

Hamartia – the tragic flaw – that gaping weakness that’s going to kill you.

Tachyphagia –eating very quickly

Tychism – To believe chance/luck to be the sole agent of action in the universe.

Univocalics – poems with one vowel

Pangrams – one sentence with every letter of the alphabet:
Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs;
How quickly daft jumping zebras vex

Palindromes – sentences that say the same forwards as backwards:
Was it a car or a cat I saw?
A man, a plan, a canal, panama
Step on no pets

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