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comment Do you know the meaning of the American idiom “pot calling the kettle black”?
"If it is natural to be black, then the pot should not be chiding the kettle for its blackness." And the fact that it is is what evokes hypocrisy.
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accepted Why did the KJV use “thou” toward God?
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comment How do I answer “Where do you work?”
Your textbook? Are you trying to learn a specific way of saying this?
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revised How do I answer “Where do you work?”
Made the question a little clearer (hopefully).
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comment Why did the KJV use “thou” toward God?
Ohhhh. I thought s was "singular" and then g was some other thing.
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comment Why did the KJV use “thou” toward God?
What does the g in 2sg mean, out of curiosity?
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comment What is the “thirsty” equivalent of “ravenously”?
Doesn't gushingly usually refer to the manner of the liquid flowing out of the pitcher, not the manner in which one drinks it?
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comment What is the “thirsty” equivalent of “ravenously”?
Very good point. I was just wondering whether there was one.
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comment What is the word for the emotion I feel when I see someone being humiliated?
Hey, there's the third word that ends in "gry"!
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comment What is the word for the emotion I feel when I see someone being humiliated?
That sounds like vicarious humiliation to me.
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comment Word that means “tendency to avoid something”
Repellence or repulsion?
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comment What is the “thirsty” equivalent of “ravenously”?
"Thirstily" is in the same ballpark, but I was looking for a more emphatic word.
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accepted What is the “thirsty” equivalent of “ravenously”?
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comment What is the “thirsty” equivalent of “ravenously”?
^ "Thirstily" doesn't have quite the same connotation as "ravenously" (but it does as "hungrily").
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