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    '05 NUEser EJ123's Avatar
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    Favorite words you casually say that may be on SAT/ACT..

    Let's hear them.
    When Pete F. was debating another member, he used the word erroneous. Having never heard the word before, I checked it out. I quickly thought it was a very nice word to know in my vocab. I took an SAT thing online, and that word was in one of the answers for sentence completion with a vocab word. I take the SAT and ACT here in a few months and would like to brush up on vocab. After watching some Sci-Fi shows (mainly Sliders and Jake 2.0) I checked out- animosity, cumbersome, uncanny..just to name a few, and wow does it sure stick in memory. So if you have any other of these "big" words you use, I would like to hear what they are. Thanks.

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    I've been known to use the words "sat" and "act" once in a while.
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    I don't use it very often but it pops into my head a lot: sycophant. Sort of like "brown-noser" but with Latin roots.
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    Haha, yes I remember that one from a weekly vocab thing we did last year. But good one

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    Inspissate. Sated. Esoteric.

    While polysyllabic words are entertaining, I do indeed try my best to eschew obfuscation...
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    Dog, cat, apple...

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    miscreant

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    My son's vocabulary:

    Dada

    Mama

    Dog

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    beer

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    Antebellum
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    Sammagotchacamycamytoesaneratoesanoahsammacamywackiebrown The called him Sam Brown for short.

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    saponaceous
    indurate
    perspicacious
    querulous

    These are just a few of the words I use everyday. I also use "dingleberry" but I didn't think you were looking for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    Bloviate

    Where did you pick that one up from? That is one of my favorites when describing certain rotund politicians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Usetacould View Post
    My son's vocabulary:

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    Priceless!

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by wfin2004 View Post
    Where did you pick that one up from? That is one of my favorites when describing certain rotund politicians.
    I carry that one around in my pocket. It's one of my favorites.

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    Egalitarian
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    Corpulent
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    and Self-effacing, though considering that the definition for effacing is "To rub", it has some dubious connotations of a particularly onanistic nature.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ123 View Post
    When Pete F. was debating another member, he used the word erroneous. Having never heard the word before, I checked it out.
    Really? Never seen Wedding Crashers?

    "Erroneous! Erroneous on all accounts!"

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