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Definition: Of worldwide scope or applicability.
Synonyms: universal
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salty dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas.
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The Greek title of this observance is a word that means female rule or government. This attempt at feminist revolt is of long tradition in northern Greece, where it is common for women to do all the household work and for most men to take life easy in cafes. Today, in the villages of Komotini, Xanthi, Kilkis, and Serres, that standard is reversed for a day when Gynaecocratia is celebrated. The women gather in village cafes to socialize, while the men stay at home cleaning house, tending the babies, and generally looking after household tasks. At dusk, the men join their wives in celebrations. More...
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Brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world.
L. Frank Baum
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Today's topic: tremble

quaver - Came from the now obsolete Middle English quave, "tremble." More...

didder, dither - To didder or dither is to tremble or shake. More...

tremble - From the Proto Indo-European base trem-, "shake." More...

tremendous - Based on Latin tremere, "to tremble." More...

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