Absquatulate \ahb-SQWAH-chu-leyt\ (verb) - 1 : To depart, abscond, take off; to die. 2 : To argue.
"David seems to have absquatulated with my date while I was in the bathroom; would you like to dance?"
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fricassee \fri-keh-SEE or FRI-keh-see\ (noun) - A dish made of poultry or meat, fresh or leftover, cut into small pieces, sauteed, then stewed in a gravy.
"Sullivan's proposal contained nothing new; it was just a ...Read More
psephology \se-FAH-leh-gee\ (noun) - The study of political campaigns and elections, including voting trends that predict election results. It could also be used to refer to the conduct of elections and voting trends ...Read More
meshuga \meh-SHU-geh\ (adjective) - (Affectionate) Crazy, nutty, absent-minded.
"You can't parachute from the roof with an umbrella! Where did you get a meshuga idea like that?!"
Yiddish "meshuge" from Hebrew mesuggah ...Read More
cacodylic \kae-keh-DI-lik\ (adjective) - 1 : Belonging to the arsenic group of poisons. 2 : Foul-smelling.
"After playing in the yard, Meghan found a cacodylic substance clinging stubbornly to the bottom of her right ...Read More
undervote \EHN-dehr-vot\ (noun) - A ballot missing one or more votes for specific offices that (usually) do not invalidate voting for other offices on the same ballot.
"In the election of 2000, the Gore campaign argued ...Read More