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Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by VargasVee(m): 7:29pm On Sep 02, 2017
SATE:
I have always wondered, since we quench our thirst, what do we use for hunger? SATE is the perfect word for you. It refers to the act of satisfying one's apetite.


AGELAST:
We all have that friend that never laughs. They're called agelasts.


SCHADENFREUDE:
Growing up, I always thought a Sadist is one who takes pleasure from another person's failure, till I came across SCHADENFREUDE. This is actually someone who derives joy from another person's misfortune.


TACENDA:
These are things that are kept private and not to be made public, like family secrets that are better left unsaid.


PHILTRUM
This is a vertical groove in the middle area of the upper lip



HANDEDNESS:
This Is a genetic factor as some people tend to use either their left hand/right hand more naturally. This is known as handedness.


NIBLING:
Just like cousin, nibling is a gender-neutral name for either your Niece or Nephew.


UNKINDESS OF RAVENS/ MURDER OF CROWS :
As strange as the above sounds, it actually refers to a group of the mentioned. RAVENS/OWLS.


LABROSE:
As Africans, one of our characteristics is being gifted with thick lips.




Lalasticlala, have you seen them? grin grin

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by adesammy1(m): 7:52pm On Sep 02, 2017
Nice one....abeg how do I use Sate in a sentence?

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Olamybabs(m): 7:57pm On Sep 02, 2017
adesammy1:
Nice one....abeg how do I use Sate in a sentence?
I eat to sate my hunger... Lol

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Nobody: 8:09pm On Sep 02, 2017
Beautiful....... Fp please.

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Richiez(m): 8:28pm On Sep 02, 2017
Pato23:
Beautiful.......
Fp please.

Nice write-up...it sure will

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by hysteresis: 8:37pm On Sep 02, 2017
nice writeup...
so just like I could say:
a fleet of cars
a flock of sheep
a school of fish
I could also say
A murder of Crows
grin grin

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by naijalions(f): 9:02pm On Sep 02, 2017
There are more you don't kw and I will nt tell u!

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by starlingbawa(m): 9:02pm On Sep 02, 2017
Thanks for the insight!

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Nobody: 9:02pm On Sep 02, 2017
I know some of those words exist

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Benjom(m): 9:03pm On Sep 02, 2017
cheesy

Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by hemartins(m): 9:04pm On Sep 02, 2017
Leaning everyday but some of these words aren't new.
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by haryorbarmie83(m): 9:04pm On Sep 02, 2017
Peren. In between ones ass grin
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by ayamprecious: 9:05pm On Sep 02, 2017
2nd time something reasonable Z posted here

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by oluseyiforjesus(m): 9:05pm On Sep 02, 2017
LAB-ROSE?
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by MhizzAJ(f): 9:06pm On Sep 02, 2017
nice piece
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by shugaplum(f): 9:06pm On Sep 02, 2017
Wat/who is a sadist??
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by rayblings(m): 9:06pm On Sep 02, 2017
shocked

Talk to the hand the face doesn't understand

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by osaslord500(m): 9:06pm On Sep 02, 2017
I'm impressed
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Celestyn8213: 9:06pm On Sep 02, 2017
thank God I yaf learn new words
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by AreaFada2: 9:07pm On Sep 02, 2017
VargasVee:
SATE:
I have always wondered, since we quench our thirst, what do we use for hunger? SATE is the perfect word for you. It refers to the act of satisfying one's apetite.


AGELAST:
We all have that friend that never laughs. They're called agelasts.


SCHADENFREUDE:
Growing up, I always thought a Sadist is one who takes pleasure from another person's failure, till I came across SCHADENFREUDE. This is actually someone who derives joy from another person's misfortune.


TACENDA:
These are things that are kept private and not to be made public, like family secrets that are better left unsaid.


PHILTRUM
This is a vertical groove in the middle area of the upper lip



HANDEDNESS:
This Is a genetic factor as some people tend to use either their left hand/right hand more naturally. This is known as handedness.


NIBLING:
Just like cousin, nibling is a gender-neutral name for either your Niece or Nephew.


UNKINDESS OF RAVENS/ MURDER OF CROWS :
As strange as the above sounds, it actually refers to a group of the mentioned. RAVENS/OWLS.


LABROSE:
As Africans, one of our characteristics is being gifted with thick lips.




Lalasticlala, have you seen them? grin grin



Better say things people without knowledge of classics, philology & anatomy do not know.

Those words are Greec-Roman or Germanic and therefore not unknown to many. Out of use like tacenda is not really a biggie is unknown to some.

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Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Ogbaruoigwe1(m): 9:07pm On Sep 02, 2017
Good one
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Celestyn8213: 9:08pm On Sep 02, 2017
thank God I yaf learnt new words
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Jagermeister(m): 9:09pm On Sep 02, 2017
haryorbarmie83:
Peren. In between ones ass grin

Punk! Ashewo 10kobo
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by dinocy(m): 9:09pm On Sep 02, 2017
nice but this words will just make you look like an oversabi
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Thobiy(m): 9:10pm On Sep 02, 2017
This word "CATCH22"
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by Lordave: 9:11pm On Sep 02, 2017
Parliament of owls, rather.
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by VickyRotex(f): 9:12pm On Sep 02, 2017
cool cool
Re: Amazing Words You Didn't Know Existed by omoadeleye(m): 9:13pm On Sep 02, 2017
Bbbe

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