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    homologate

    verb

    past tense: homologated
    past participle: homologated

    1. approve (a car, boat, or engine) for sale in a particular market or use in a particular class of racing..
    2. FORMAL
      express agreement with or approval of.
      "one body of patrons elected the teacher, the others afterward homologating the appointment"
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    otherkin

    noun

    a person who identifies as nonhuman, typically as being wholly or partially an animal or mythical being.

    "I start wondering if I'll meet any otherkin while at the con"

    adjective

    denoting or relating to people who identify as nonhuman.

    "I am otherkin and I read this site regularly"

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    Dontopedalogy

    "Dontopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it, a science which I have practised for a good many years."

    Late Prince Philip

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    phonology

    noun

    the system of contrastive relationships among the speech sounds that constitute the fundamental components of a language.

    the branch of linguistics that deals with systems of sounds (including or excluding phonetics), within a language or between different languages.

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    I thought I might be the study of how people use the extra features of a phone rather than its primary feature when it was JUST a phone

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    Hoplong Cassidy ?

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