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Aberration
deviation from the rule, abnormality, abomaly, irregularity
anachronism
error in chronology, out of time and place historically
anomaly
irregularity, deviation from the common rule
antithetical
direct and unequivocal opposition
divergent
deviating, contradictory
paradox
contradiction in terms, inconsistency, seemingly contradictory but could be true
Just making sure
Sweden
corroborate
substantiate, agree with, confirm, to support with evidence
Substantiate
authenticate, validate, prove, confirm
Validate
authenticate, make lawful, confirm
Get out of my way, Man!
Get out of my way, Man!
impede
delay, obstruct, hinder, hold back
preclude
prevent, exclude
stymie
Prevent, thwart, block
thwart
to stop, foil, prevent
I have a hankering....
I have a hankering....
affinity
attraction towward comething, preference for
penchant
inclination, strong like for something, predilection
predilection
partially, preference for something
proclivity
appetite for, inclination, tendency, penchant
propensity
predisposition, partially, inclined
Waste no Want it All
Waste no Want it All
Improvident
wasteful, spendthrift, imprudent
imprudent
reckless, irrespondible, NOT judicious or careful
indigent
destitute, penniless, impoverished, poor
penurious
penniless, impecunious, poverty-stricken, destitute, indigent, POOR
prodigal
wasteful, reckless, profligate, extravagant
profligate
squandering, wasteful, extravagant
squander
to spend extravagantly or foolishly, to lose thru negligence or inaction
squalor
live in poverty, filty, dirtiness
To Give ro not to GIVE or pinching pennies until Lincoln screams OUCH!
To Give ro not to GIVE or pinching pennies until Lincoln screams OUCH!
largess
liberally giving money, generous
magnanimous
noble, generous, high-minded
munificent
generous, openhanded
frugal
economical, penny pinching
parsimonious
thrifty, economical
The Wondering Kind
The Wondering Kind
Conjecture
supposition, guess
speculate
contemplate, hypothesize, conjecture
extrapolate
conjecture, to infer something from something that is known
Oddballs and weird ones
Oddballs and weird ones
Eccentric
oddball, peculiar, strange, deviating from established conduct
exotic
unusual, foreign, strange
idiosyncratic
unique to an individual, distinctive, eccentric
My Poor Tympanum!
My Poor Tympanum!
cacophony
disharmony, harsh, dissonance
frenetic
chaotic, hectic, frenzied
raucous
grating, rasping, boisterously disorderly
conorous
booming, loud, resonant
strident
loud, clamorous, shrill, raucous
tumult
commotion, uproar
vociferous
loud, raucous, vocal
When there were kings: Louis, George, Vitoria, Napoleon
When there were kings: Louis, George, Vitoria, Napoleon