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answered How did 'bump' humorously evolve into 'bumptious'?
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comment Verb meaning “to partially hide”?
Another advice is you can sometimes add a little bit more research to you questions. Again, it is completely fine if you include a sentence that indicates a clear context. You ask good questions usually. I hope my advices are helpful. I can delete my comments after you reply. [you don't have to reply of course :)]. Thanks.
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comment Verb meaning “to partially hide”?
Hi janoChen. You are asking good questions but I wanted to give some advices as you tend to ask questions more than answer. (Please don't misunderstand). As I observe, you tend to choose the most up-voted answer most of the time (which is fine) but I don't feel like you are really measuring the right answer with the most suitable connotation. This might be because you are learning English of course but this site is also more advanced than ELL. [It is of course completely up to you what answer to choose]. continuing...
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comment What word describes a person who acts like a goody-good because they fear repercussion from authority?
I saw your update that you want to add the word to English language. Here is an option from MacMillan dictionary that you can add words in their Open Dictionary. But they want words that are actually used so it is better if you find a context that it was used. And for your question, it is better to choose an actual word as the right answer for future reference. (Another possibility is that there might be an actual word that is not posted as an answer yet).
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comment What do you call the ability to tell good from bad?
Thanks. I mentioned "discerning" in the question. The word I'm looking for is like a specific type of discernment.
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answered What do you call this kind of educational illustration?
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comment Word that sounds like immense but means engage?
commence... ?
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answered What is the name of a fallacy for thinking something is easy for others because it is easy for you?
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comment Adjective describing a person who has lots of children, not “fertile”
@erich: This is the only word that actually covers "having". Even the OP said "not fertile" but most up-voted answers are direct synonyms of it. People might be just up-voting what they know without paying attention to the details. I also mentioned another word.
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comment What word describes a person who acts like a goody-good because they fear repercussion from authority?
Snaperly is a made-up word though. How did you come up with that?
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comment Is there an idiom or set phrase for “pretending not to understand an innuendo”?
There is "play dumb" but it is not only for innuendos.
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answered Antonym of copypasta
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answered What word describes a person who acts like a goody-good because they fear repercussion from authority?
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revised Word for 'possessing large gravity well'?
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reviewed Edit Why doesn't the English language have distinct words to use when talking to elders?
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revised Why doesn't the English language have distinct words to use when talking to elders?
because it is rude (ignorant) to call a language 'rude'
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comment Why doesn't the English language have distinct words to use when talking to elders?
Related: What is the best way of conveying respect to elders in English?
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comment How did 'purport' evolve to connote falsity?
Purport doesn't mean falsity. Title is a bit misleading. The verb purport means "to claim to be but usually when it is not true"; that's why the definition uses the word "falsely". Other dictionaries use other words like "ostensibly" or "specious". I believe there is some semantic extension involved here where it evolved from "intend, purpose".
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comment “Wise man” vs. “wise guy”
Oh, a wise guy, eh?
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accepted What is it called when a group of people forms a shape together?