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crenelated- Indented; notched as with the top of a castle wall.
Imbricate : as an adjective, describing an orderly, overlapping arrangement - as
in imbricate scale pattern on fish ; as a verb, to make something as such, as in
...roofer will imbricate shingles in diagonal alignment on the roof. In medical
arts, the closure (suturing) of a surgical wound by overlapping layers of
tissue. The enuciated verb form ends like kate; the adjective...like cut.
elegy - a noun - Froom the movie of the same name meaning a mournful poem,
especially of lament and praise for the dead.
Without historical derivation is the term, estoppel / estop, the (so-called)
legalspeak for Stop: as when a court of law stops a claim or assertion. No
derivation or precedent exists for this word in case history or elsewhere.
Perhaps it was once the pronunciation by a speech-impaired (or
inebriated)jurist? Or simply some insider's coinage, in earnest or facetiously,
motivated by "professional" haughtiness or self-derision.
for the typos in above, "neoplasmm," offering.
John L. Campbell
So that's what they're called
How about a sesquipedal response? One characterized using long words? I'd
whistle a tune, but I suffer from xerostomia, dry mouth.
Garnishee - what people meant to say when they said, garnish. Legally authorized
taking of property, money, wages to satisfy debt/judgment debt. To serve summons
for such a purpose.
Add another "pleonasm" example, contributed by Rod Clark in the featured
Voice Over story: "late Indian summer"
Using more words that needed to espress a meaning. An example of same. E.g.
"free gift" or "sufficient enough" or . . . "ATM
the compilation of dictionaries
Collin J. Martineau
2.not capable of being done easily or conveniently... Making the impossible
possible is easier than everyone thinks. They just don't like spending time to
understand that and what it takes to do so.
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