Dictionary_February, 2016

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DIPSY-DOODLE NOUN (Slang): A quick dipping, sliding motion of the body, as made by ball carriers in football to evade tacklers; Shady dealings
SAGACITY NOUN: Acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgement
VICISSITUDE NOUN: A change or variation occurring in the course of something.
FUBSY ADJECTIVE: Short and Stout
SANATIVE ADJECTIVE: Having the power to heal; Curative
FOLDAWAY ADJECTIVE: Designed to be folded out of the way when not in use.
VICARIOUS ADJECTIVE: Felt or enjoyed through imagined participation in the experience of others a vicarious thrill
LYCRA Stretchy fabric used in tight-fitting sports clothes
INTRIGUE Verb (used with object): Captivate; appeal strongly to; To arouse the curiosity or interest of by unusual, new, or otherwise fascinating or compelling qualities
TRIP CHAINING Making one or two stops during a journey to complete tasks.
Packed in like Sardines People in a crowd standing so close to each other that they can't move. Like Fish in a can!
INTERSTITIAL Adjective: Pertaining to small or narrow spaces or intervals between things or parts
OPTIMIST Noun: Someone who has a positive view of life A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty
EVOCATIVE Adjective: Making you imagine something pleasant
CALUMNIATE Verb: To make false and malicious statements about; Slander
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