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I can't write. I've been
DEPEND
 
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I can't think clearly. I went off the DEPEND.
 
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demerit: close the cheap gas station.

For those unfamiliar, Merit was a chain of low-cost filling stations which disappeared overnight.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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DETERRED - unclog the toilet

DELUGE - remove a sport from the Winter Olympics

DISTANT - Ah, yer mudder's sister in Paris wears Army boots!

DELINEATE - he spoke so softly that nobody heard his brief part in the play
 
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Welll, silly me; I thought deterred was what happened after drinking castor oil

desire commit patricide
 
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You sure DESIRE isn't a morning-after pill?

DEPLORE - The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire, for example
 
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You sure DESIRE isn't a morning-after pill?

I thought DESIRE was to castrate?


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DEMON - shed your Caribbean accent

DEGRADE - flatten a hill
 
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degenerate shut off the electricity


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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imposter: Satan's malman

or

the Devil's macaroni


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pious: Hit the group with meringue.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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DEPLORE - The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire, for example


Maybe stories about actor Johnny?
 
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discern: Why did you empty Grandma's ashes?


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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DISCARD - "...and don't you ever show up in my tavern again!"
 
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discontent: remove prisoner's protection from the elements


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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DISPOSE Art class is over; you can put your clothes on.
DISCOTHEQUES Get rid of your French tampon.
 
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DERRINGER - who moved my horseshoe?

(PS Discotheques = Smile )
 
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and while we're on the subject:

DERRING DO - Go ahead, get a divorce, I dare you.

DE RIGEUR - a certain loosening of standards
 
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Trigger-happy: excessive love fot a horse

Trump ard: same as a race card


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sTRUMPet His favorite kind of woman

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Trigger-happy: excessive love fot a horse

After Trigger died, Roy DID have him stuffed. Eek
 
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After Trigger died, Roy DID have him stuffed.

The question is, did he stuff him BEFORE he died?


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Nollidj is power.
 
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After Trigger died, Roy DID have him stuffed.

The question is, did he stuff him BEFORE he died?

No, he didn't go for that kinda stuff.
 
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ALIEN - debt-free
 
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Hab, you remind me of a former girlfriend whose name was Alexia. Does that mean she couldn't read? Roll Eyes
 
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Hab, you remind me of a former girlfriend whose name was Alexia. Does that mean she couldn't read? Roll Eyes

Actually, that's exactly what it means!
 
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Actually, that's exactly what it means!
I was aware of that - but her parents weren't!

If the pope refuses to allow a cardinal to be in the same restroom as he, is the cardinal EXCREMUNICATED?
 
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Has anyone ever made a bumper sticker about "Why Alexia Can't Read" ?

If a congregation chooses a married couple to share the position of Spiritual Leader, is each of them a DIRECTOR ?
 
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Is the neuter gender of rector rectum?
Is this : a descending colon, whereas this .. is a transverse colon?
 
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Has anyone ever made a bumper sticker about "Why Alexia Can't Read" ?

Only .5% of the population would get it, but for those few it would be sooooooo good!

BTW, didn't your wife's car have a Latin license plate that the folks at the license bureau didn't comprehend, or am I confusing you with someone else?
 
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Must have been someone else; all our license plates have been drearily conventional. But I did see an image once of a plate that read "QT31416"...
 
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When she went to ball games she probably √ed for her team.
 
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dissertation: What one does after the insertaation.
 
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King Kong's wife: a monkey wench.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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DESCANT Eliminate poverty
 
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DEPLORE - it's not raining in Paris
 
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detected: Had an automatic weapon taen away.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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I don't understand the last two. Hab and Proof, please explain.

DEODORANT An aid in deity adoration
 
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I don't understand the last two. Hab and Proof, please explain.

A Tec 9 is a automatic favored by street gangs.


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"Il pleure dans mon coeur comme il pleut dans la ville/ Quelle est cette langueur/ Qui pénètre mon coeur..."

You gotta hear it very loosely in two languages, and [I acknowledge] even then it's a stretch.

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Wow you guys have been having fun here this Fall & I didn't even notice! My favorite is "discern."

DISCRETE chapters in the history of Greece

DISABLE chapter in the history of the first family

DISCREDIT scandal at a Swiss bank

DISAVOWAL chapter in the history of Slavic languages
 
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"Il pleure dans mon coeur comme il pleut dans la ville/ Quelle est cette langueur/ Qui pénètre mon coeur..."

Ah, Verlaine made you do it! Hmmmm... It just occurred to me that Verlaine's name literally means, "worm wool." Did they mean silk, peut-être?

DISCRIMINATE offer clemency
 
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DISAVOWAL chapter in the history of Slavic languages

You suck "a", "e", "i", "o", ad "u".


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Verlaine made you do it! Hmmmm... It just occurred to me that Verlaine's name literally means, "worm wool." Did they mean silk, peut-être?

...or could it be "green wool" ? Think of the Green Mountains in Vermont.

ATROPHY - 1) never won anything ever 2) got a divorce from one's second (younger, eye-candy) spouse
 
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...or could it be "green wool" ? Think of the Green Mountains in Vermont.


Depends on whether one hears it of sees it in print. And Vermont makes me think of Ethan Allen. He'd fit right in at a Donald T. Rump rally. The more I learn about US history the more I think not much has changed in 250 years... Roll Eyes

DISTILL Lose the money box
 
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DISAVOWAL chapter in the history of Slavic languages

You suck "a", "e", "i", "o", and "u".


I thought it was: You suck "a", "e", "i", "o", OR "u".


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DISAMBIGUATION An obscure slight
 
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DISTAFF - I never could read Tenor clef, and it's a lousy convention anyway
 
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DISCARD - the one in Monopoly that says "Go to jail - Go directly to jail - Do Not Pass Go - Do Not collect $200."

No respect whatsoever.


[Actually there are two, the orange one in Chance and the yellow one in Community Chest.)
 
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DISASTER Pluck all the flowers Proofreader will have another definition.
 
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