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Old March 21st, 2012 #16
Alex Linder
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Alex Linder

intimate (verb)
saccharine (non sugar use)
enlarge (old sense)
expatiate (one of a number of similar, has its uses)
sylvan (woodsy sub that fits better than others from time to time)
callipygian (look it up, win a prize)
steatopygian (perfect word, there is no substitute)
concomitant (solid, useful)
syncopation (never seen anyone but me use this non-musically but it truly does economically express a concept that can't be covered efficiently elsewise)
arboreal (your enemies are animals, and many animals live in trees, most notably monkeys; let the vocabularly of treedom enrich your schimpfing)