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Increase Your Vocabulary and Teach Us a New Word

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posted on Apr, 20 2007 @ 01:01 PM
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Internecivus-Murderous and destructive.

kinda neat word.




posted on Apr, 20 2007 @ 01:12 PM
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plasmodium

noun

1. multinucleate sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some stages of such organisms as slime molds
2. parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans



posted on Oct, 13 2012 @ 02:37 AM
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Hmmmm too bad this thread didn't make it, I love vocabulary!!

I thought about making the same post...

I overheard someone use this word tonight at work. He said "All of our contemporaries are dying."
Huh, never heard it used like that before. I only knew the third definition.

con·tem·po·rar·y   [kuhn-tem-puh-rer-ee] Show IPA adjective, noun, plural con·tem·po·rar·ies.
adjective
1.
existing, occurring, or living at the same time; belonging to the same time: Newton's discovery of the calculus was contemporary with that of Leibniz.
2.
of about the same age or date: a Georgian table with a contemporary wig stand.
3.
of the present time; modern: a lecture on the contemporary novel.

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