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ANTIPHONIES - There's no NYC jewelry store any more! Now where are we going to have breakfast?
 
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People mistakenly thought inflammable was wither not burnable or only slightly burnable, so techies avoid using it to avoid problems. it used to be on all the gasoline trucks until a few years ago when it changed.
 
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ANACONDA - in Boston, without a raptor
 
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indecent: placed properly
 
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Oh....and here I thought indecent was in the state of falling.
 
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One night I said to my wife, "You're indecent."
She said, "Yes, but for once you're in decent, too."
 
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degrade: level a hill
 
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DISBARRED - removed the works of Shakespeare

Let me rephrse that: When a lawyer has been prohibited from not only practicing law but also from quoting Shakespeare, then he has been well and truly DISBARRED.

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DELETE - the language of the internet.


Build a man a fire and he's warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life.
 
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celibate; what priests do at a birthday party.
 
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cellfie: self-shot prison mugshot.


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cellfee: an exorbitant prison rental agreement
 
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SELLFEE - agio
 
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celibate; what priests do at a birthday party.


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CELIBATE - what the entrepreneur did to the fisherman
 
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CELIBATE - what the entrepreneur did to the fisherman

What the Chinese entrepreneur...
 
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CELIBATE - what the entrepreneur did to the fisherman

What the Chinese entrepreneur...

I thought if anything it-a would be an Italian entrepreneur...
 
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DISSENTION - to be of two minds (pronounced "di-sentient")
 
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Cf Kalleh's recent post on Community Forum: "Age of Miss America correlates with Murders by Steam, Hot Vapours, and Hot Objects"-- a correlation not only spurious by DISINGENUOUS
 
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dispenser: To make fun of a deceased poet.
 
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define: make coarser
illegal: a sick predator
research: look again
undeterred: an unwelcome accident
unprincipled: a school without a leader
unapproachable: some New Jersey bridges
abnormal: regular muscles
appropriate: steal a Smartphone
community: inoculated against Marxism

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semiconductor: boss on a tractor-trailer
biplane: flies both ways
 
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Dispersion - against Iranians

Distinct - air freshener
 
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An abacus maker is counter progressive.


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DISSOLVE - Andrew Wiles' vaunted proof of Fermat's Last Theorem has been shown to be fatally flawed

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DISSOVE - Andrew Wiles' vaunted proof of Fermat's Last Theorem has been shown to be fatally flawed

Where the 'ell is the 'l'?
 
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Yep - you found it before I did. That's the reason you're the Proofreader !
 
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unbalanced: what happens when your wife reconciles the checkbook.
 
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UNILEVER - one-half of a pair of scissors
 
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unisex: masturbation
unkempt: to close the tents and leave
 
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tenet: how many dined?
intense: where did they sleep?
forego: how many have gone?
transit; what's the most uncomfortable position after a sex change operation?
DC: where did ships go down to?
 
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deceased:resumed operations
 
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Nah - DECEASED is "Made it simpler for the tenth time."
 
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Or it could be "resurrected."
 
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Yes, but with "dec" it's still "brought back for the tenth time"...
 
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degrade: Move to a lower class in school
devolve: What controls de steam?
 
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déclassé: Moved to a lower grade in school.


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déclassé: frumpier
 
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DELEGATE - to expel a diplomat

DEBUT - to withdraw an objection

EXEMPLIFY - to turn down the volume

EXCESS - the efflux fro the sewer treatment plant

EXACTING - exeunt, for the last time

EX POST FACTO - to tear down a fence
 
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EXCELLiNG - now independently wealthy, and quit the retail job
 
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deform: what determines how you look in de bathing suit?
 
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unfounded: a lost child
underfund: reduce play time

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REGRET - past participle, said hello for the second time
 
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REGALE - another windstorm, right after the first one
 
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belabor: If you not be management, what do you be?
homophone: a gay communication device.
 
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BELABOR - second-tier workforce

HOMOPHONE - what E.T. did when the movie played in Rome

RETIRE - After I quit working for a living I'm going to be weary all over again?
 
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undercurrent: name a fruit found at the bottom of the bowl.
 
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INTERFERE - I just buried all my phobias!
 
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buoy: opposite of guirl
 
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AGORAPHOBIA - the bane of bacteriologists: morbid fear of growth culture medium
 
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Do you really have all those phobias?
I'm afraid so.
 
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