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Swearwords and their strength degree [on hold]

"J*rk", "f*ggot", "*sshole", "b*stard", "idiot", "stupid"... All these words are offensive. "B*tch", "wh*re", "c*nt", "sl*t" and others are offensive words for girls as well. However, as in most of ...
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meaning of “whereof” [closed]

I have therefore whereof I may glory through Jesus Christ in those things which pertain to God. (Romans 15: 17) I would like to know what whereof means in this context. I would also like to know what ...
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separated unto the gospel of God

I would like to know what separated unto means in this context. This is taken from Romans 1:1.
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Why is “pineapple” in English but “ananas” in all other languages?

Why is "pineapple" in English but "ananas" in all other languages?
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What is a lemma? [closed]

Psycholinguistically, a lemma is an abstract conceptual form of a word. However from a lexicographic perspective, the lemma is merely the aorist or canonical form of a word. In English, the lemma of ...
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Tri-Part Phrasal Verbs and Categories [duplicate]

There seem to be three basic categories for tri-part phrasal verbs: (1) genuine or inseparable (come up with); (2) flexible in that the final particle can be left off in certain situations (brush up ...