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haplology Tweet Definition of haplology Like Definition of haplology on Facebook
noun 
  1. (Linguistics) The process of deleting one of two almost identical syllables within a word, as in 'library' (pronounced 'laɪbri).
Note: Interestingly, 'haplology' is a perfect candidate.
     
high Tweet Definition of high Like Definition of high on Facebook
noun 
  1. A period of euphoria due to an intake of drugs
That pill gave me a for a few hours, before I had a comedown
adjective (higher, highest)
  1. Being elevated in position or status, a state of being above many things.
  2. tall, Tall, lofty, at a great distance above the ground (at high altitude).
  3. (slang) To be under the influence of a mood affecting drug; stoned.
  4. Of a quantity or value, great or large.
a interest rate
     
homorganic Tweet Definition of homorganic Like Definition of homorganic on Facebook
adjective Homorganic
  1. (in linguistics) of phonemes articulated using the same parts of the speech organs. For example, labial m, b, p, alveolar n, d, t, velar Å, g, k. The Indic alphabets are rationally arranged so that homorganic letters are grouped together.
  2. (medicine) produced by the same or homologous organs
     
hush Tweet Definition of hush Like Definition of hush on Facebook
noun 
  1. A silence, especially after some noise
     

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