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impire

impire  n.— «The European Union is too weak, too diverse, too inward-looking; in a rather ugly neologism, [Niall Ferguson] dubs the EU an “impire” rather than a potential “empire.” » —“An Oxford Scot at King...

katastroika

katastroika  n.— «The threats in the region from AIDS and other epidemics are potentially dire. Prophecies are always hazardous, but in the former Soviet Bloc, the outlook for the next few decades is perhaps best characterized by a Russian...

gbege

gbege  n.— «The word gbege is a neologism for violent response. When Uvwie youths go out to collect development levies and you refuse to pay they resort to violence (gbege).» —“Killing the Renaissance in Delta State” by...

Fiberal

Fiberal  n.— «The premiums and the broken promise about tax increases have been controversial. The neologism “Fiberal” has gained rapid acceptance, and both Mr. Sorbara and Mr. McGuinty are being pilloried in the press and on...

partyocracy

partyocracy  n.— «Last March Castañeda announced his candidacy with defiant suggestions that he is entitled to run for the presidency as an independent, without a party, regardless of what Mexico’s electoral laws might say.  And...

lex genetica

lex genetica  n.— «Just as the novel term lex informatica describes the deployment of technological constraints on electronic information as a source of policy, the neologism lex genetica expresses the same idea with respect to...