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Weekend Wordior

vocab lesson

Today’s word is:

dipsomania |dipsəˈmānēə| noun

A historical term referring to a medical condition of irrepressible thirst for alcohol:

His dipsomania ensured he was one of the bar’s best customers.

I’d love to continue this conversation, but my dipsomania requires that I get a drink if I am going to feign interest…  It’s a medical condition.

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Vernacular Spectacular

Hi Kiddies!  Today’s word is:

diablerie |dēˈäblərē|

reckless mischief; charismatic wildness:

The child’s diablerie caused her parents many bouts of laughter… and headaches.

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