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Lawrence
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What is worse than "mediocre"?

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Does a word meaning "Created Recklessly for Temporary Use" exist?

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What do you call a person who reconnoitres?

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English equivalent for "Don't burn your house to smoke out a rat!"

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What is the term for a sentence which reads same forwards and backwards?

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hungry is to starving as thirsty is to?

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Why do people in various professions like software engineering and management tend to use the word "finalize" instead of "finish"

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Word for "music playing in a mall."

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"President" is to "presidential" as "moderator" is to what?

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What is the English word an overly skinny person?

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Term for being unable to see glaring errors after working for some time on a task?

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What is the sentence that is said before the real statement, to let the other person know what is coming, called?

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Is there a word "dramaticness"?

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Idiom or phrase for "getting hatred/abuse after giving care to a person"

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What do you call a person who takes a survey?

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Is there a word or expression for someone who knows various things, a little bit of everything, but is not specialised in anything?

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What is the equivalent of Persian idiom "When the reed blooms"?

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Is there a word that describes this particular sneaky play on words?

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Is "one" unnecessary in this quote of Melville?

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Is there an English equivalent for this Tamil proverb - "A painting of a bottle gourd is worthless while preparing stew"?

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Find the relationship between these two words

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Short for "common wishes that everybody says she has?"

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One word for 'something that can be overlooked'

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A figure of speech to illustrate the irreversibility of an action

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Is "prohibition against," a double negative?

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What's the generic word for weekly/monthly etc. service?

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What's this part of the nose called?

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What do you call a word that has multiple senses or parts of speech in one sentence?

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How can "telecommuting" mean "to not commute or travel"?

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Euphemism for diarrhoea

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