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untouring

untouring  n.— «Having contacted a travel agency, we were informed that what we wanted would be exorbitantly expensive and would require a customized tour. Almost immediately, our thoughts of personal freedom disappeared. Then, the agent...

in-law chaser

in-law chaser  n.— «Not surprisingly, there are times when it may snow in late April or early May—this in Navajo culture is called an “In-Law Chaser.” Navajo teaching says if an in-law has a weak mind, that individual will state he or she...

throw

throw  n.— «The new keyboard lacks throw, more commonly referred to as key travel, which means that keys require less pressure to engage.» —“The Apple Core: Review: Apple’s new keyboards (Verdict: Atrocious)” by Jason...

cherry-stemming

cherry-stemming  v.— «As proposed, it carves out principal roads on top from the areas proposed for wilderness designation through what’s called “cherry-stemming,” so they could continue to be used. Motorized vehicle travel is...

campsickness

campsickness  n.— «“Campsickness refers to the opposite of homesickness,” said Schafer. “These are kids who come back from camp after having a really good experience and miss their friends.”» —“Coping With...

bombing

bombing  n.— «They have no headlights, tail lamps or turn signals. No steering wheels, seat belts or seats. No brakes. Yet they travel at speeds reaching beyond 40 mph on public streets and highways. They’re oversized, low-profile...