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    I found this wonderful post. Do you have more words to nourish the list?

    https://www.boredpanda.com/real-hist...s/?page_numb=2

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    Which do you think is worse?
    perendinating or procrastinating? That last one is widely used today, and they are quite similar in their construction.



    I liked the comment just below grumbletonians, mentioning kakistocracies.

    A kakistocracy is a government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens.

    If you end up in a kakistocracy, who could blame you for being a grumbleton?
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    Brilliant!

    By the way, procrastinating, perendinating... so many synonymous terms... replaced today by burocracy.

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    Nice association, solg haha.
    Good ways of perendating are by grufeling or being a slugabed, aren't they?

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    I really like this!
    I have one with no date, just the sense of not hearing it enough: Mellifluous
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    Default Re: 20 Forgotten English Words That Are Just As Useful Today

    I like this word
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    Does anyone know its meaning in Spanish?

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    "Ineffable" means "inefable" in Spanish. Something ineffable doesn't have words to describe or explain it.

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