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pet·ri·chor ˈpeˌtrīkôr
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noun petrichor
  1. a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather.

Sedulous :cool:
sedulous. adj. 1530s, from Latin sedulus "attentive, painstaking, diligent, busy, zealous," probably from sedulo (adv.) "sincerely, diligently," from sedolo "without deception or guile;

'Abditory'
 

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sedulous. adj. 1530s, from Latin sedulus "attentive, painstaking, diligent, busy, zealous," probably from sedulo (adv.) "sincerely, diligently," from sedolo "without deception or guile;

'Abditory'
Noun[edit]
abditory (plural abditories)

  1. (rare) A concealed location used for storage or to hide items. [mid 17th century][1]
I thought I was obscure when I came up with Escot. Abditory wasn't even in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate. I finally found it in Wiktionary and it does say rare. And they don't mean slightly cooked. Hahaha...

Avifauna
 

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Noun[edit]
abditory (plural abditories)

  1. (rare) A concealed location used for storage or to hide items. [mid 17th century][1]
I thought I was obscure when I came up with Escot. Abditory wasn't even in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate. I finally found it in Wiktionary and it does say rare. And they don't mean slightly cooked. Hahaha...

Avifauna
a bird animal?

Ah, birds of a specific geological locale, period, or environment.

Had an image of the bird dinosaur in mind before looking it up, something I saw at Fernbank when I was a child...couldn't find a pic :(


Not sure if we've had this one yet. I spend a bit of time pondering culpability and this word appeared in mind...



Exculpatory.
 

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a bird animal?

Ah, birds of a specific geological locale, period, or environment.

Had an image of the bird dinosaur in mind before looking it up, something I saw at Fernbank when I was a child...couldn't find a pic :(


Not sure if we've had this one yet. I spend a bit of time pondering culpability and this word appeared in mind...



Exculpatory.
exculpatory
adjective
ex·cul·pa·to·ry | \ ek-ˈskəl-pə-ˌtȯr-ē \
Definition of exculpatory

: tending or serving to exculpate

Definition of exculpate

transitive verb
: to clear from alleged fault or guilt

Oeillade :sneaky:
 

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exculpatory
adjective
ex·cul·pa·to·ry | \ ek-ˈskəl-pə-ˌtȯr-ē \
Definition of exculpatory

: tending or serving to exculpate

Definition of exculpate

transitive verb
: to clear from alleged fault or guilt

Oeillade :sneaky:

Wow you keep picking these words I can't even guess...Hmm...maybe something to do with a King?

A kingly name...A name for a king? Accolade for a king?


Fail...Apparently french (Zat is why I failed) from Oeil (eye) vs ocular (latin) interesting.



a glance of the eye (especially in an amorous fashion). Ogle.

Ogle seems to have a negative connotation though, I suppose in its purest sense it could mean simple appreciation of the form of something. I also thought it was Augul (oggle) and not ohgul (ogle) hmm...


"since" that was a "sense" word...



Olfactory

Hint: Tis not an old production facility. Can also work as an olfactometrist ;)
 
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The as (plural assēs), occasionally assarius (plural assarii, rendered into Greek as ἀσσάριον, assarion) was a bronze, and later copper, coin used during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire.

Encyclopedias - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Assarion
ASSARION
as-a'-ri-on. See FARTHING.

FARTHING
far'-thing:
The rendering of two words in the Greek of the New Testament, assarion, and kodrantes, Latin quadrans. The assarion was the tenth part of the denarius, and hence in value about one penny or two centuries The quadrans was the fourth part of the Roman as, and worth only about three mills, or less than the English farthing, and is the only term rendered farthing by the American Standard Revised Version. It occurs in Matthew 5:26 and Mark 12:42, while assarion, which occurs in Matthew 10:29 and Luke 12:6, is rendered "penny" by the American Standard Revised Version.

Idiosyncratic - NEW WORD :)
 

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The as (plural assēs), occasionally assarius (plural assarii, rendered into Greek as ἀσσάριον, assarion) was a bronze, and later copper, coin used during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire.

Encyclopedias - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Assarion
ASSARION
as-a'-ri-on. See FARTHING.

FARTHING
far'-thing:
The rendering of two words in the Greek of the New Testament, assarion, and kodrantes, Latin quadrans. The assarion was the tenth part of the denarius, and hence in value about one penny or two centuries The quadrans was the fourth part of the Roman as, and worth only about three mills, or less than the English farthing, and is the only term rendered farthing by the American Standard Revised Version. It occurs in Matthew 5:26 and Mark 12:42, while assarion, which occurs in Matthew 10:29 and Luke 12:6, is rendered "penny" by the American Standard Revised Version.

Idiosyncratic - NEW WORD :)
My guess was "idio" - relating to idiots, and "syncratic" (sounds like synthetic). So an idiosyncratic is an artificial dunce. But apparently not.

Idiosyncratic
id·i·o·syn·crat·ic
1. relating to idiosyncrasy; peculiar or individual.

New word - circumbilivagination

(Hint: Don't worry, it has nothing to do with abuse of females).
 

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New word - circumbilivagination
circumbilivagination - an old English ((or possibly of French etymology - sources i looked up disagreed)) word meaning 'to walk around in circles' which can also be used figuratively, similar to 'beating around the bush' carrying the implication that one is saying a lot without actually getting to the point.
petrichor
 

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circumbilivagination - an old English ((or possibly of French etymology - sources i looked up disagreed)) word meaning 'to walk around in circles' which can also be used figuratively, similar to 'beating around the bush' carrying the implication that one is saying a lot without actually getting to the point.
petrichor
Hey post, that word has been introduced twice here (#43 #138). Here was one answer:

pet·ri·chor ˈpeˌtrīkôr
noun
noun petrichor
  1. a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather.
Wow you keep picking these words I can't even guess...Hmm...maybe something to do with a King?

A kingly name...A name for a king? Accolade for a king?


Fail...Apparently french (Zat is why I failed) from Oeil (eye) vs ocular (latin) interesting.



a glance of the eye (especially in an amorous fashion). Ogle.

Ogle seems to have a negative connotation though, I suppose in its purest sense it could mean simple appreciation of the form of something. I also thought it was Augul (oggle) and not ohgul (ogle) hmm...


"since" that was a "sense" word...



Olfactory

Hint: Tis not an old production facility. Can also work as an olfactometrist ;)
ol·fac·to·ry älˈfakt(ə)rē ōlˈfakt(ə)rē
adjective
adjective olfactory

  1. relating to the sense of smell.

Clavier
 

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Hey post, that word has been introduced twice here (#43 #138). Here was one answer:



ol·fac·to·ry älˈfakt(ə)rē ōlˈfakt(ə)rē
adjective
adjective olfactory

  1. relating to the sense of smell.

Clavier
[Not to be confused with cavalier].
noun: clavier; plural noun: claviers
1. a keyboard instrument, especially one with strings, such as the harpsichord.

New word - brobdingnagian

(It is apparently recognised as a real word, although the justification for this may be stretched).
 

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[Not to be confused with cavalier].
noun: clavier; plural noun: claviers
1. a keyboard instrument, especially one with strings, such as the harpsichord.

New word - brobdingnagian

(It is apparently recognised as a real word, although the justification for this may be stretched).
Brob·ding·nag·i·an ˌbräbdiNGˈnaɡēən
adjective
adjective Brobdingnagian

  1. gigantic.
noun
noun Brobdingnagian plural noun Brobdingnagians

  1. a giant.

Sternutator
 

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Brob·ding·nag·i·an ˌbräbdiNGˈnaɡēən
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adjective Brobdingnagian

  1. gigantic.
noun
noun Brobdingnagian plural noun Brobdingnagians

  1. a giant.

Sternutator
sternutator is a substance that causes irritation of the nasal and respiratory passages and causes coughing, sneezing, lachrymation (tearing of the eyes), and possibly vomiting. In general usage, a sternutator is a substance that causes sneezing.; can be rigged to use in chemical warfare

'Bel Esprit'

 

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sternutator is a substance that causes irritation of the nasal and respiratory passages and causes coughing, sneezing, lachrymation (tearing of the eyes), and possibly vomiting. In general usage, a sternutator is a substance that causes sneezing.; can be rigged to use in chemical warfare

'Bel Esprit'
bel esprit
noun
bel es·prit | \ ˌbe-ˌle-ˈsprē, ˌbe-lə-\
plural beaux esprits\ ˌbō-ˌze-ˈsprē , ˌbō-zə- \
Definition of bel esprit

: a person with a fine and gifted mind


Brochette
 

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bel esprit
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bel es·prit | \ ˌbe-ˌle-ˈsprē, ˌbe-lə-\
plural beaux esprits\ ˌbō-ˌze-ˈsprē , ˌbō-zə- \
Definition of bel esprit

: a person with a fine and gifted mind


Brochette
The name for the skewer you put hunks of meat on for eating "kebab-style" although apparently this is not synonymous.

Le skewer la viande? idk.



Umm...

Versimilitude
 

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The name for the skewer you put hunks of meat on for eating "kebab-style" although apparently this is not synonymous.

Le skewer la viande? idk.



Umm...

Versimilitude
I think you spelled it wrong. Do you mean this:
verisimilitude
noun
veri·si·mil·i·tude | \ ˌver-ə-sə-ˈmi-lə-ˌtüd , -ˌtyüd\
Definition of verisimilitude

1: the quality or state of being verisimilar
2: something verisimilar

verisimilar
adjective
veri·sim·i·lar | \ ˌver-ə-ˈsi-mə-lər , -ˈsim-lər\
Definition of verisimilar

1: having the appearance of truth : PROBABLE
2: depicting realism (as in art or literature)
Other Words from verisimilar


Expiation
 

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I think you spelled it wrong. Do you mean this:
verisimilitude
noun
veri·si·mil·i·tude | \ ˌver-ə-sə-ˈmi-lə-ˌtüd , -ˌtyüd\
Definition of verisimilitude

1: the quality or state of being verisimilar
2: something verisimilar

verisimilar
adjective
veri·sim·i·lar | \ ˌver-ə-ˈsi-mə-lər , -ˈsim-lər\
Definition of verisimilar

1: having the appearance of truth : PROBABLE
2: depicting realism (as in art or literature)
Other Words from verisimilar


Expiation
The act of expiation is a way to atone for something you did that was wrong. It was originally used in a religious context, with expiation the way a person could gain forgiveness from a god. Also, to cleanse or cover sin.

'Coruscate'
 

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The act of expiation is a way to atone for something you did that was wrong. It was originally used in a religious context, with expiation the way a person could gain forgiveness from a god. Also, to cleanse or cover sin.

'Coruscate'
cor·us·cate ˈkôrəˌskāt ˈkärəˌskāt
verb
verb coruscate 3rd person present coruscates past tense coruscated past participle coruscated gerund or present participle coruscating

  1. (of light) flash or sparkle.

Natatorium
 

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cor·us·cate ˈkôrəˌskāt ˈkärəˌskāt
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verb coruscate 3rd person present coruscates past tense coruscated past participle coruscated gerund or present participle coruscating

  1. (of light) flash or sparkle.

Natatorium
Meaning: "swimming pool, place for swimming," from Late Latin natatorium, from Latin natator "swimmer" (from nare "to swim") + -ium; A natatorium (plural: natatoria) is a building containing a swimming pool. In Latin, a cella natatoria was a swimming pool in its own building, although it is sometimes also used to refer to any indoor pool even if not housed in a dedicated building (e.g., a pool in a school or a fitness club).

'Philocalist'
 

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Meaning: "swimming pool, place for swimming," from Late Latin natatorium, from Latin natator "swimmer" (from nare "to swim") + -ium; A natatorium (plural: natatoria) is a building containing a swimming pool. In Latin, a cella natatoria was a swimming pool in its own building, although it is sometimes also used to refer to any indoor pool even if not housed in a dedicated building (e.g., a pool in a school or a fitness club).

'Philocalist'
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Philokalist or Philocalist literally means "lover of beauty" (Greek roots phil- + kalos).


Rhabdomancy :cool:
 

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Philokalist
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Philokalist or Philocalist literally means "lover of beauty" (Greek roots phil- + kalos).


Rhabdomancy :cool:
Rhabdomancy is a divination technique which involves the use of any rod, wand, staff, stick, arrow, or the like. One method of rhabdomancy was setting a number of staffs on end and observing where they fall, to divine the direction one should travel, or to find answers to certain questions.

'Suspiration'