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5 Oversized English Words

  1. Contraremonstrance – a remonstrance to a remonstrance. It  is a lovely word, and would appear to be useful at so many points in one’s life that it is odd that it has never quite caught on.

  1. Antepenultimate -coming before the next to last in any series

  1. Contrasuggestible – likely to respond to a suggestion by doing or believing the contrary . it  looks like a fancy word for describing that an adult is acting like a child

  1. Epistemophilia– love of knowledge; specifically: excessive striving for or preoccupation with knowledge

  1.  Pandiculation – a stretching and stiffening especially of the trunk and extremities (as when fatigued and drowsy or after waking from sleep)


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