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PERICOPE (n.) /puh-rik-uh-pee/ A selection or extract from a book

a selection or extract from a book. a portion of sacred writing read in a divine service;

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Parapraxis -A slip of the tongue or pen, forgetfulness, misplacement of objects, or other error thought to reveal unconscious wishes or attitudes.

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - protean - readily assuming different forms or characters

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From Saul to Paul in the New Testament. This word has Greek origins and entered English around

Creepy crawlies

formication (noun), a tactile hallucination involving the belief that something is crawling on the body or under the skin.

Malarkey-

Speech or writing designed to obscure, mislead, or impress. ("The claims were just a lot of malarkey"; Joe Biden, famously, in the vice presidential debate against huge douche Paul Ryan: "Malarkey!

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plenty Origin Foison is related to the word fusion, and comes from the Latin word fūsiō-meaning "an outpouring.

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Some politicians tend to do this naturally! (lol) This word has Late Latin origins, entering English around

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sang-froid - coolness of mind; composure: (ex: They committed the robbery with complete sang-froid.

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