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Old 09-16-2010   #1
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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is probably the longest word in English language. What does it mean?
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an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language
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excruciating:- extremely painful, causing intense suffering.
synonyms of excruciating are agonizing, tormenting, torturing.
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What is the correct pronunciation of the word Silhouette? Explain in detail

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What does Illunga mean?
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what is phobia?

a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it.
synonyms of Phobia are obsession, avoidance, revulsion.
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Sadistic: extreme cruelty, any enjoyment in being cruel.

synonym of sadistic: vicious, brutal, ruthless.
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scintillating: vivacious, sparkling, dazzling.

synonym: brilliant, effervescent.
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Brobdingnagian--

Of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous.
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Plethora: profusion
synonym: overflow, surplus, plenty.
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Word = perturbing

Meaning = Causing distress or worry or anxiety

Sentence = "perturbing news"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"

Synonyms = carking, deranging, disordering, disqueiting, distressful



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