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Snakebitten

Snakebitten

April 8, 2019

Adjective. A Native American phrase for being unlucky or doom to misfortune. The snakebitten space shuttle chalked up a fourth launch delay....

Skycap

Skycap

April 5, 2019

Noun. A porter at an airport. I got to LAX 2 hours prior to flight time, had the skycap check my bags and check me in, and headed to security....

Thalassic

Thalassic

April 4, 2019

Adjective. Relating to the sea. We needed a ship to go on a thalassic adventure, because we definitely couldn’t swim across the sea.  

Winebibber

Winebibber

By: Angelina Wintonick, Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

Noun. A habitual drinker of alcohol. Johnson was a water-drinker and Boswell was unfortunately a winebibber.

Zetetic

Zetetic

By: Angelina Wintonick, Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

Adjective. Proceeding by inquiry or investigation. As the cosmology of the story-tellers, all we can say is, that they appear to uphold the zet...

Xenology

Xenology

April 1, 2019

Noun The scientific study of extraterrestrial life; alien biology, cultures, etc. The proposed approach to terrestrial xenology has the attracti...

Sternuator

Sternuator

March 29, 2019

Noun. An agent that causes sneezing, especially one used in chemical warfare that causes irritation to the nose and eyes, pain in the chest. Police used a stern...

Retiform

Retiform

March 28, 2019

Adjective. Having the form of or resembling a net. The hammock had a pattern of crisscrossed lines.

Nacarat

Nacarat

March 27, 2019

Noun. A shade of pale red-orange color. The nacarat colored sweatshirt was very popular in stores when the fall season came around.  

Hoggin

Hoggin

March 26, 2019

Noun. A compactable groundcover that is composed of a mixture of clay, gravel, and sand or granite dust that produces a buff-coloured bound surface....

Fipple

Fipple

March 25, 2019

Noun. The mouthpiece of a recorder or similar wind instrument which blows endwise; in which a thin channel cut through a block directs a stream of air a...

Anguilliform

Anguilliform

By: Angelina Wintonick, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

Adjective. Having the form of an eel. The slender lungfish has an anguilliform body, much like an eel.

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