spaghettification

/spəɡɛtifɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
mass noun Physics
The process by which (in some theories) an object would be stretched and ripped apart by gravitational forces on falling into a black hole.
‘The extreme tidal forces would stretch the observer head to foot; this effect is called spaghettification.’

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According to advertising legend, scientific contemplation of spaghettification may have begun on Wednesdays in Boston, Massachusetts.

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vinyl

/ˈvʌɪn(ə)l/
noun
1 mass noun Synthetic resin or plastic consisting of polyvinyl chloride or a related polymer, used for wallpapers and other covering materials and for gramophone records.
1.1 Vinyl used as the standard material for records.
1.2 count noun A vinyl record.
2 Chemistry
as modifier Of or denoting the unsaturated hydrocarbon radical —CH=CH₂, derived from ethylene by removal of a hydrogen atom.

Origin
Mid 19th century from Latin vinum ‘wine’ + -yl.

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Calvin calmly sipped his well-aged wine while listening to his treasured vinyl, spinning at exactly 33⅓ revolutions per minute on his precise turntable. He actually had no clue there was an etymological link between his recorded music and expensive wine.

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preternatural

(also praeternatural)
/ˌpriːtəˈnatʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
adjective
Beyond what is normal or natural.

Origin
Preternatural derives from the Latin praeter naturam, which means “beyond nature.”

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The goal of this forum topic is to create, in others, the preternatural ability to flawlessly use English.

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Listen, now, to what I say
Because it’ll turn out fine, okay?
With these words, please play.
Do a little bit every day.

You may think you are too shy
To even make a little try,
But none of us are always spry.
It takes some time to learn to fly.

Begin today; no do not wait.
Something close. You can relate,
Even something less than great.
Build your skills. Don’t hesitate!

grebo

/ˈɡriːbəʊ/
noun grebos
informal British
A youth favouring heavy metal or punk rock music, and having long hair.

Origin
1980s perhaps from greaser, on the pattern of words such as dumbo.

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Greg grumbled grievously when called a grebo. He just liked his hair long.

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herbary

/ˈhəːbəri/
noun herbaries
archaic
A herb garden.

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I suspect that the main reason that “herbary” has become an archaic word is that those little jars in the cupboard are so much easier to deal with.

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stentorious

/stɛnˈtɔːrɪəs/
adjective
(of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.

Origin
Early 17th century from Greek Stentōr, the name of a herald in the Trojan War.

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Sid sought senatorial office. He developed a stentorious delivery for his campaign speech-making. People at the back of the crowd appreciated it. Those at the front wished he had simply used a microphone and speakers.

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delate

/dɪˈleɪt/
verb
[with object]
1 archaic Report (an offence or crime)
1.1 Inform against or denounce (someone)

Origin
Late 15th century from Latin delat- ‘referred, carried away’, from the verb deferre (see defer).

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Barry was quick to delate all his accomplices in order to get a reduced sentence…

…but you should know, this is not that reduced sentence.

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There is no debate.
I cannot relate
To those who delate
for motives of hate.