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Old 06-12-2018, 05:54 AM
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Not exactly my favorite words but 2 of the strangest -izing words I've found. In the last 2 days I played TRANSPARENTIZING (31/16) and TRANSCENDENTALIZING (31/19) for 2 records each. I never could have dreamed there are so many words you can -ize until I played this game.
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:59 AM
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TRANSCENDENTALIZING doesn't even sound that weird, because mumble mumble transcendentalism ... anyway. Yeah, obviously it should just be TRANSCENDING.

TRANSPARENTIZING, on the other hand, I never would guess.
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Old 06-12-2018, 12:13 PM
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A few days ago, I got FRENCHIFICATIONS. I couldn't believe that it actually worked.
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Old 06-13-2018, 05:04 AM
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That's an exotic find Spike.
Reminds me of our Canadian province Quebec. In a country where English and French are the 2 official languages federally, they have made it illegal to have a sign using English (even for English businesses) in their province.
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:59 PM
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That's an exotic find Spike.
Reminds me of our Canadian province Quebec. In a country where English and French are the 2 official languages federally, they have made it illegal to have a sign using English (even for English businesses) in their province.
Ah, yes, French -- a language for which there exists a government agency whose job it is to make sure the language remains "pure" by inventing, if necessary, a proper French word, term, or phrase so that no foreign one can ever sneak in. For all the good the French have done, and it is considerable, their "defense" of their language goes a really long way in the other direction. This seems another example of French insularity.
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Old 06-19-2018, 06:54 PM
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One I really like: DIAPASE/DIAPASES. An archaic form of DIAPASON.
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Old 06-21-2018, 01:47 PM
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I almost can't believe NUMPTIES counted, but it did. Ultra rare, too, for 14 points.
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Old 06-21-2018, 02:40 PM
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I almost can't believe NUMPTIES counted, but it did. Ultra rare, too, for 14 points.
I'm amazed! How the hell did you even try that? (Of course, I'm looking forward to COUNTERNUMPTINESSES or something.)

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I was so excited for COUNTERNUMPTINESSES, or even ANTINUMPTION, but sadly NUMPTY/NUMPTIES are the only inflections in any dictionary list I have (and believe me, I've accumulated a lot of them). wiktionary gives 'NUMPTIE' as an alternate spelling, but no one else seems to buy that.
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