Rigil's big word list

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Rigil Kent (August 23, 2013, 14:05:51 PM):
Just some unusual or interesting words picked up from these forums, and the number of times they were used prior to listing:

inveterate - 3
Rigil Kent (March 14, 2014, 13:59:15 PM):
Non-derogable 1
st0nes (March 14, 2014, 15:48:37 PM):
Nooooooo! I suffer from hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia!
brianvds (March 14, 2014, 17:34:21 PM):
I have recurring nightmares of being defenestrated.
Jon (March 15, 2014, 10:13:44 AM):
This word isn't from this forum but rather from general conversation and news24: evidence

It's a very abstract version of an archaic word which was also called evidence. The modern version, especially when uttered by religious people, means [very weak and unconvincing] anecdotal, intuitive or [flawed] a priori/a posteriori proof for a belief or conviction. The squares brackets are my annotations.

Lets use it in a sentence: "atheists cannot ignore all the evidence staring them right in the face forever [for god's existence]!


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