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April 14, 2021
64%    36%    #54 votes

What does zeugma mean?

use of a word to govern two or more words though appropriate to only one

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April 13, 2021
65%    35%    #93 votes

What does cromulent mean?

Fine, acceptable or normal; excellent, realistic, legitimate or authentic.

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April 12, 2021
78%    22%    #119 votes

What does sweven mean?

A dream.

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April 11, 2021
74%    26%    #84 votes

What does honcho mean?

foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss(noun)
a person who exercises control over workers

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April 10, 2021
61%    39%    #64 votes

What does perseverance mean?

doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity(noun)
persistent determination

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April 9, 2021
66%    34%    #62 votes

What does Neanderthal mean?

Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Neanderthal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis(adj)
extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia

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April 8, 2021
62%    38%    #44 votes

What does pivot mean?

pivot, pivot man(noun)
the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver

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