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Old 07-26-2008, 01:18 AM   #3286
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splanchnic - one who is unable to refrain from commenting on how habitually late a judge is on his Dictionary Game judging.

Hfox just waits until Marcus goes splanchnic on his ass.
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:18 PM   #3287
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splanchnic: To give up a thing all at once.

Alistair gave up all pretensions with his transcriptionist, and Blanche left her marriage in a splanchnic paroxysm.
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splanchnic n

stems originally from Russian criminals' slang;
means roughly "the one who's got the plan",
someone smart, tricky, witty, possessing natural authority,
but tending to play the bigshot, exhale arrogance in every breath

Modest, as usual, she said: "OK, I'm with you in this story, you fledglings need a splanchnic after all...."
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splanchnic - Russian word for kankle.

Olga, you're not going to pick her for the lead in this ballet number are you? Her legs are flabby and God forbid, she's got splanchnics...achh!!
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splanchnic n. a member of the “anti-beatnik” movement in the United States in the 1950s, writing conventional poetry characterised by spleen and melancholy. Splanchnics are not well known, because nobody else read their literary work besides them.

Do you know who wrote ‘My Heart Is a Red, Bleeding Rose’?
No idea. Must’ve been some bloody splanchnic. Can’t stand their wailing.
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splanchnic

The oratorical art of skillfully explaining away a problem.

Lucy felt her splanchnic preparing to rev into high gear even as Ricky was saying the words "you got some 'splainin' to do".
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splanchnic - what's left on your hands after rubbing them in the grass after neglecting to check for holes in the bag you used to clean up after your dog.

Um, be careful on the keyboard, I got some splanchnic on my fingers and forgot to wash my hands before checking email ...
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splanchnic:

a particular kind of sinking feeling one gets in the pit of one's stomach upon realizing that one has just eaten a foodstuff to which one is deathly allergic

I was splanchnic, but not yet anaphylactic, when Marcus Bales handed me my epi-pen
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splanchnic - one who enjoys grilling wild chinook salmon on a cedar plank by seasoning it perfectly, making sure that the hickory chips underneath it are glowing perfectly, and then methodically mashing the salmon into the wood until it is a gooey, unrecognizable mess.
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splanchnic – 1. a representative of a different generation

2. anyone younger than the user of this word; therefore necessarily less experienced, less smart and basically just a weird little nonentity. (usually accompanied by envious tone)

Did you see that freak on the video zero advertised yesterday? Oh my, what a splanchnic!
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splanchnic a person who regularly agrees, but not wholeheartedly.

Life is a series of compromises as any splanchnic will attest.
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splanchnic - an extreme pessimist; one who sees the negative, the ugly, the bad in everything. From the Russian splanch, ill-formed.

He's not even an interesting splanchnic: he only sees the surface issues, which makes him depressing rather than profound.
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splanchnic - that special feeling that one is special.

I feel splanchnic; oh, so splanchnic; it's so splanchnic how splanchnic I feel!
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splanchnic - one who is unable to refrain from commenting on how habitually late a judge is on his Dictionary Game judging.

Hfox just waits until Marcus goes splanchnic on his ass.
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splanchnic n. slang - an excessively thin, perhaps anorexic, and neurotic person; a high maintenance customer. The expression is believed to be invented by Greek immigrant waiters at a New York City luncheonette to describe a picky type of customer that always would try to order something not on the menu and expect to pay very little for it. The word is believed to be a corruption of "spinach, lettuce and chicken."

The @%!#ing splanchnic left me thirty-five cents! What kind of a tip is that?!
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Old 07-27-2008, 09:43 PM   #3288
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splanchnic - 1. one who fails to give the proper definition. 2. one who gives the prize to someone without a PM address.
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Old 07-27-2008, 09:51 PM   #3289
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Okay, okay...

1. splanchnic

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1. of or pertaining to the viscera or entrails; visceral.
2. of or pertaining to the splanchnic nerve.


2. I've never felt the need.
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Old 07-27-2008, 10:06 PM   #3290
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Moi! Little old moi?! Why I feel positively splanchnic about your selection, Mr. Fox. Muchas gracias.

Okay, cybercampers. Try your luck with cunctation.
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Old 07-28-2008, 08:04 AM   #3291
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cunctation n

collective term for expressions of emotion, abbreviations used/coined in electronic communication; a fusion of the words CU and punctuation

I <3 my little sis' messages, they make me LOL nonstop, but she overdoes it with the use of cunctation: couldn't understand anything in her SMS last n8 but the *g* in the end. So I figure it was about something funny.
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Old 07-30-2008, 09:44 AM   #3292
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cunctation – a concoction made of herbs to cause physical and spiritual constipation

“Where’s Ysobel?” “Oh, she won’t come. I gave her some cunctation, so she won’t be doing anything for a while.”

treepecker, this word has already been defined here...
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:54 AM   #3293
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cunctation – a concoction made of herbs to cause physical and spiritual constipation

“Where’s Ysobel?” “Oh, she won’t come. I gave her some cunctation, so she won’t be doing anything for a while.”

treepecker, this word has already been defined here...
Ysapur, are you saying that out of all the possible words in the dictionary, I have managed to come up with one that has been used previously in this thread? That would be an amazing coincidence! This thread certainly should not tolerate "pre-owned" words or reruns, even in the summertime. So, I do humbly apologize to all the tribe members out there offer a different word. That new word is:

MOUFLON

(also, I like your rendering of my userid, and I will consider changing it to treepecker, with the accent on "tree" !)
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:22 AM   #3294
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treekisser, that was an admirably non-crabby response, not that you need me to tell you how to conduct your ****ing business.

mouflon: The sensation you feel when you realize that you don't want to put down a book.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:53 AM   #3295
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mouflon - a savoury, fluffy baked dish made from egg yolks and whipped egg whites combined with mutton*. The top is decorated with a curving horn.

*replaced with moose in some parts of Canada. In that case, the top is decorated with moose hoofprints -- and so is the baker's kitchen
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Old 07-31-2008, 12:41 PM   #3296
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mouflon - an admirably non-crabby response when a crabby response might be expected or even accepted.

Everyone appreciated Treek's mouflon.
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:18 PM   #3297
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treekisser, that was an admirably non-crabby response, not that you need me to tell you how to conduct your ****ing business.

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mouflon - an admirably non-crabby response when a crabby response might be expected or even accepted.


Everyone appreciated Treek's mouflon.
..aww, shucks, you guys.
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Old 07-31-2008, 06:55 PM   #3298
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Crabby:
"Please do not tell me that I've been gone for two weeks and we're just now getting to a new word."

UnCrabby:
"Thank you so much, Hfox, for almost waiting for me to get back to advance the game. Now I know that you like me! You really, really like me!" (Insert appropriate emoticon here depending on your current ratio of cynicism to romanticism levels)

mouflon - a peculiar, brightly-colored, extra-fuzzy muffler typically wrapped around the ponderosa pine trees on treekisser's brookside property to celebrate the winter solstice.

"What??? Another mouflon? Gosh, you guys, you sure do know me!" Treekisser grinnned wryly, ripping open the rest of the trout-and-bear-embossed gift wrap that Trisherina had so thoughtfully selected for her friend.
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Old 07-31-2008, 08:34 PM   #3299
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mouflon - The name for those little bumps on a man's ballsicals.
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Old 07-31-2008, 11:24 PM   #3300
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mouflon moving forward, as opposed to monback.

Al was directing the van and repeated, monback until the fellow up front ordered, "mouflon, mouflon"!
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