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uxorious

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splendiferous

gratulation

nominalize

[nomuh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), nominalized, nominalizing.

1.

to convert (another part of speech) into a noun, as in changing theadjective lowly into the lowly or the verb legalize into legalization.

2.

to convert (an underlying clause) into a noun phrase, as in changing hedrinks to his drinking in I am worried about his drinking.

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Panglossian

hortatory

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indefatigable

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too-too

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swimmingly

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e pluribus unum

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bunkum

grubstake

schlemiel

argot

derring-do

caseous

 

brume

galenical

 

polyglot

 

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