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Old 01-12-2016, 12:02 AM
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Also, with all the musical terms that are accepted (including Italian words that have no English usage except in music), I'm a little surprised that "tuplet" isn't.
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Old 01-15-2016, 06:59 PM
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So I think I just found the best argument that "defease" and its derivative words should be in the dictionary: last night I got points for playing "defeasible" and "defeasibleness."

Yes, they are related words, not false cognates. They're part of the vocabulary that most first-year law students learn.
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Old 01-15-2016, 11:28 PM
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Attempted and did not get credit for: "germline" and "germlines."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germline
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Old 01-16-2016, 05:30 AM
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I want to mention that some singular forms of words ending in NESS won't accept. For example, I found PRONOUNCEDNESSES but the singular wouldn't take. Actually it goes the other way too, you may remember my complaint about EXTENSIBLENESS. And another thing, why aren't these ultra rare 23 letter words worth 44 points? It seems that the base point worth stops at 42, can this be fixed?
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Old 01-16-2016, 06:38 PM
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Interesting. I think the issues with PRONOUNCEDNESS and DEFEASE are essentially the same complaint: for some reason the dictionary excludes them while including some of their derivatives.
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Old 01-18-2016, 11:03 AM
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Farter, as in the person who farts (as in releases gas). Doubt it really works because I haven't really heard anyone use it, but I think it counts...
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Old 01-20-2016, 07:58 AM
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MATTY didn't work on the following board:

W M Y S S
O A E T Y
K S T I S
J S N O A
R S I T W
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Old 01-20-2016, 05:42 PM
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rederive. This is a perfectly cromulent mathematics word.
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Old 01-22-2016, 11:55 PM
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PLATIN should be acceptable. It's a category of platinum-based anticancer drugs (cisplatin, carboplatin, oxaliplatin, etc.) -- and if STATIN is accepted, then PLATIN should be too, since "statin" has no English definition other than a category of cholesterol-lowering drugs.

Also, I had MATTY rejected on a second board.
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Old 01-24-2016, 08:27 PM
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FERALIZE is rejected, even though FERALIZED is accepted.
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