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Is there a word or a common phrase for this motion of the hands

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What do you call an indoor water tap?

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When someone spells out letters in dialogue, should they be capitalized? "P-L-E-A-S-E" vs. "p-l-e-a-s-e"

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Is there a slang word or idiom for someone who borrows money from friends or relatives and never (or rarely) pays them back?

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"Wrote it I did" Is this grammatical?

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How is "lay bare" sexual?

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Is there a difference between "cash paid" and "cash tendered"?

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"In the market" or "on the market"

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Other words for the cadaverous blue?

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The meaning of "did not immediately respond to requests for comment"

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"Named" vs "called"

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Does one capitalize "communism" and "communist"?

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Formal expression for "talking about something unrelated"

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Is heart-rendering correct?

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How can I translate the words for the two types of bathrooms found in Russia into English?

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Fox News comment on Romney--"self abjination?"

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What's a good word for 'clear mindedness' and 'an ability to see something as a whole'?

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In H. P. Lovecraft's work - how is "The Prolonged of Life" understood when it comes to meaning?

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Is there a transatlantic split in how to truncate "obstetrics and gynecology"?

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Issue vs Children

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Difference between "selfish" and "self-centered"

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Is "Thank god", as opposed to "Thank God", acceptable?

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What's the difference betwen a jacket and a coat?

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"Naïve" vs "Ignorant"

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Do serious grammarians endorse the "Can I"/"May I" distinction?

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Difference between phrase, idiom and expression

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What is the term for material lost when a batch is transferred from one vessel to another?

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Is there a single word that means "under the table"?

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What's the noun form of "insufficient"?

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Is there a word for "25 years" like "bicentennial" for 200 years? Is it "Quadranscentennial"?

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