Words of the Day

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Polemarch
I thought I would try something new since Hassan is doing quotes. Each day there will be 2 new words listed.

Natter (verb)

1. To talk incessantly; chatter
2. A conversation; chat

Oaf (noun)

1. A stupid person
2. A big clumsy slow-witted person
 

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Polemarch
The redundant oaf continued to natter on even though the person rolled his eyes in annoyance.

I kind of exaggerated a bit, but you get the point (I needed some kind of context clue for oaf). I will include a custom sentence (thanks for the suggestion).
 

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Polemarch
Lexical (adjective)

1. of or relating to words or the vocabulary of a language as distinguished from its grammar and construction
2. of or relating to a lexicon or to lexicography

An archeologist learned that ancient lexical habits are similar to those of today.

Premiate

1. To grant a prize or award to.

The Nobel peace prize was premiated to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet in 2015.
 

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Polemarch
Okay... Im going to start this up again.

Ruminate (verb)
1. to engage in contemplation.
2. to chew again what has been chewed slightly and swallowed.

Plonk (noun)
1. Inferior or cheap wine.
 
Seriously? Plonk sounds like a verb .. as in: Someone ought to plonk you upside the head. Ruminate on that.

PS: Just Kidding. Merry Christmas