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BlackBlade
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Have you noticed that although loquacious and garrulous both mean to talk a lot, that clearly the former means it in a good way while the later is negative?

This thread is for words that always felt that way for you. My entry,

Dainty.

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Onomatopoeia sounds like what it is...
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Eclectic and esoteric have always been favorites of mine.

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edit: 777 beat me to it...Guess I should have read through all of them first.

[ February 16, 2015, 03:17 PM: Message edited by: Geraine ]

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