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conscience

conscience  v.— «“We not intimidating people,” said the angry, ugly, picket. “We are just attempting to conscientize them.” It seems that the American belief in the inalienable right of every noun to become a verb is...

upcyclable

upcyclable  adj.— «In this case, Melcher has made a volume about going green that they say is as recyclable as a water bottle. Unlike paper, it could even be “upcyclable”—McDonough and Braungart’s neologism that describes...

furkid

furkid  n.— «Best of all, there’s a nice seven-page subset out of the “People I Detest” chapter devoted to people with “furkids” or, to use her other neologism, “furparents.” These people don’t have pets...

furparent

furparent  n.— «Best of all, there’s a nice seven-page subset out of the “People I Detest” chapter devoted to people with “furkids” or, to use her other neologism, “furparents.” These people don’t have...

slurb

slurb  n.— «“Long Island developed, because of him, into this massive slurb,” Caro said. That resonant neologism is a combination of “suburb” and “slum.”» —“Caro Versus Moses: Exhibits Renew Debate Over...

five-head

five-head  n.— «He’d begin wildly gesticulating his 6-5 frame, arching an eyebrow, perhaps lapsing into his Charles Nelson Reilly caricature, and declaring that “the flop sweat began pouring down my five-head” (Steve’s...