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Can You Define These Fancy-Sounding Words?
by Annette

It's about to get all high-falutin' up in here! There are some pretty fancy words in the English language, but most people can't define them all. Are you going to be one of the chosen few? This may turn into an abattoir (slaughterhouse).

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