n.— «Churkin’s angry reactions to diplomatic affronts have become so common that some U.N. diplomats have invented a word to describe it: Vitalyation (rhymes with “retaliation”). But the former Soviet official has parlayed Russian outrage into tactical diplomatic victories.» —“Russian Continues the Tantrum Tradition at U.N.” by Colum Lynch Washington Post Dec. 26, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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