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Ultracrepidarian  (UL•tra•krep•e•DARE•ee•an)    The habit of giving opinions and advice on matters outside of one's knowledge.    Adjective:  Used to describe a person who criticizes, judges, or gives advice outside the area of his or her expertise.    Noun:  An ultracrepidarian person.    Used in a sentence:  "The play provides a classic, simplistic portrayal of an ultracrepidarian mother-in-law.

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Adulate (AJ-yuh-layt)  Verb: -To praise someone excessively or obsequiously. -To flatter or admire slavishly.  Back-formation from adulation, from Latin adulari (to flatter, to fawn upon, like a dog wagging its tail). Earliest documented use: 1777; adulation is from around 1400.  Used in a sentence: “Why does the media insist on continuing to adulate and fawn at the feet of people who do not deserve celebrity?”

Adulate (AJ-yuh-layt) Verb: -To praise someone excessively or obsequiously. -To flatter or admire slavishly. Back-formation from adulation, from Latin adulari (to flatter, to fawn upon, like a dog wagging its tail). Earliest documented use:

Windbaggery 
(WIND-bag-er-ee) 
Noun:
 -Lengthy talk or discussion with little or no interesting content.

  From Late Middle English “windbag” 
late 15c., “bellows for an organ,” from wind (noun) + bag (noun).
Figurative sense of “person who talks too much” is attested from 1827.

  Used in a sentence:
 “The manager’s windbaggery is the real reason behind the lack of productivity, which is what he is usually carrying on about.”  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Grandiloquent_Word

Windbaggery (WIND-bag-er-ee) Noun: -Lengthy talk or discussion with little or no interesting content. From Late Middle English “windbag” late “bellows for an organ,” from wind (noun) + bag (noun). Figurative sense of “person who talks too.

Poppycock (POP-ee-kok) Noun: -Nonsense. -Foolish words or ideas. -Meaningless talk or writing.  Earliest documented use: 1852.  Used in a sentence: “With the profusion of dubious suitors, her poppycock detector has grown so finely tuned as to be able to sense even the most trivial scrap of flapdoodle.”

Grandiloquent Word of the Day: Poppycock (POP-ee-kok) Noun: -Nonsense. -Foolish words or ideas. -Meaningless talk or writing. From Dutch dialect pappekak (soft dung) or poppekak (doll’s excrement). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kakka-/kaka-.

Wunderkind (VOON•der•kint) Noun: -A person who achieves great success when relatively young. -One who succeeds in a competitive or highly difficult field or profession at an early age. -A child prodigy. From German Wunderkind, literally "wonder-child."  Used in a sentence: "Mozart was a wunderkind, and some people are making the erroneous assumption that babies who listen to his music will develop into wunderkinder as well."

Dramatic music definition essay Dramatic effects are things which happen on stage and which grab our/the audience's attention. So, things you might be looking at could include: lighting/music.

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Smatchet (SMAH-chet) Noun: -A contemptible unmannerly person. Origin: Scottish probably from smatch + -et Synonyms: (just a few) -Blighter -Cockloche -Dandiprat -Dirtbag -Dogbolt -Shagrag -Stinkard Used in a sentence: “And you, ye idle ablich ‘at ye.

Yafflephobia (YAF•ful•FO•bee•ya) Noun -The extreme or irrational fear of Woodpeckers.  From “yaffle" - a large green and yellow woodpecker (Picus viridis, family Picidae) with a red crown and a laughing call. + “phobia” via Latin from Greek - extreme or irrational fear or dislike of a specified thing or group.  Used in a sentence: “Pinocchio was enjoying watching Saturday morning cartoons right up until The Woody Woodpecker Show induced a full-blown case of yafflephobia.”

Yafflephobia (YAF•ful•FO•bee•ya) Noun -The extreme or irrational fear of Woodpeckers. From “yaffle" - a large green and yellow woodpecker (Picus viridis, family Picidae) with a red crown and a laughing call. + “phobia” via Latin from Greek - extreme or irrational fear or dislike of a specified thing or group. Used in a sentence: “Pinocchio was enjoying watching Saturday morning cartoons right up until The Woody Woodpecker Show induced a full-blown case of yafflephobia.”

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