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Nouns: Grafter. 1, 2 (def. 2 in both cases). Someone who engages in and benefits from graft, which is the abuse of one's position of (often political) power or authority for the purpose of gaining m …
answered Jun 19 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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I don't know of any terms that deliver specifically what you've requested. You might consider: Infatuation. No age implications, has a sense of obsessiveness. Crush (noun def. 2). Informal. Has some …
answered Jun 16 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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It seems like you want a word to express that the change in rank happened very quickly, was a surprise, and involved going down by a large amount. In this case, abrupt doesn't work by itself, because …
answered May 30 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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Finding a single word to encompass the entire nuanced meaning is tough. My top single recommendation is imperious. 1, 2. An imperious person expects to be in charge, orders others around, and could a …
answered May 27 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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For the first request, since you've said hit (which makes me think that some force is being used), I'd say thump, thud, thunk or clunk, with the first two being preferred (unless the stick is extremel …
answered Jul 28 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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There aren't many words related to the idea of a caste system in English, because such systems are uncommon in countries with English as the primary language. Probably the best choice for a person who …
answered Jan 24 '16 by Esoteric Screen Name
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That depends on what you mean by don't agree. If you mean disagree; give a negative response; say no, then you shake your head. This is the opposite of nodding (meaning it gives the opposite response …
answered Mar 11 '15 by Esoteric Screen Name
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Mistress is precisely the word you're looking for and not archaic or obsolete. US English dictionaries: MW (4a), Wikipedia, TFD (1); British English dictionaries: Collins (1), Cambridge (2), Oxford (2 …
answered Feb 5 '15 by Esoteric Screen Name
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I'll be referring to the definitions of count from Oxford Learner's in my answer. Don't count is the closest to an opposite for count in the sense of numbering in sequence (definition 1). There's no …
answered Jul 9 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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You mention two different use cases. an eye for detail in arts ... an eye for detail, which is why a photo was taken from the right angle or perspective Like jimsug and ChristopherW, my immediat …
answered May 26 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name
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Forbiddance: the act of forbidding. MW, FD, Wiktionary, Reference.com.
answered Jun 21 '14 by Esoteric Screen Name