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fantouche

fantouche  adj.— «Onomastics is the “leirit or fantouche” word for the study of names of all kinds, especially personal and place-names.» —“About the Scottish Place-Name Society” by Simon Taylor Scottish...

paleoconservative

paleoconservative  n.— «Scenes like the “High Society Cake Walk” production number and FDR’s spat with his haughty paleoconservative mother after his conversion to Eleanor’s liberal way of thinking provoked spontaneous applause...

obesogenic

obesogenic  adj.— «What is remarkable is not that people are getting fat but that anybody is managing to stay slim, when we are living in what has been termed an ‘obesogenic environment.’» —“Fat of the land plagues...

obesogenic

obesogenic  adj.— «Those appetites are more than satisfied in a society gone obesogenic, a term coined in 1996 to connote an environment brimming with weight-bloating traps.» —“Diets: Battle of the bulge beckons many” by...

politicide

politicide  n.— «The insistence by the guerrillas that they are struggling to destroy the Zionist state and the Zionist-structured society that generates such as state is turned by Harkabi into a concept of “politicide” (an...