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dump truck

dump truck  n.— «Once they realize you’re not resisting their demand to go to trial and their demand that they pay you some attention…then they will drop their resistance to a plea bargain based specifically on you as the dump truck...

crypsis

crypsis  n.— «In those insect which gain protection from mechanisms other than crypsis (warning, threat and flash coloration), or even in those cryptic moths which benefit from resembling dead leaves, the melanics are rare, recessive, sub...

pitching

pitching  n.— «The teens who leave, more often than not before they graduate, are like the unsafe factory walls, only instead of demolition the state remedy for them is prison, and instead of stray bricks to walk around on the sidewalks...

grantepreneur

grantepreneur  n.— «Higher taxes needed to finance such action lead to growth of the tax avoidance industry and to the phenomenon of the grantepreneur and the rent-seeking society.» —by Dermot McAleese in Trinity College...

shoshika

shoshika  n.— «The decline in Japan’s birth rate is so severe they have invented a word for it—”shoshika,” meaning a society without children.» —“Japan sounds alarm on birth rate” by Jonathan Head in...

spasskultur

spasskultur  n.— «There has been much talk in recent months of the emerging Spasskultur—roughly translatable as “fun ethos,” and not to be confused with Leitkultur. The latter is an undefined mishmash of traditional German...