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tincture

tincture

/ˈtɪŋktʃɝ/
noun
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
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We made a syrup outta that, and we made a tincture.

You can keep your tinctures, elixirs, potions, and poisons here.

We've done an episode about the cannabis tincture recipe that's in the Bible.

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hauteur

hauteur

/hɔːtˈʊɹ/
noun
overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

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leisure

leisure

/ˈɫɛʒɝ/, /ˈɫiʒɝ/
noun
time when one is not working and can relax and do things one enjoys
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Its core businesses fall into several categories travel and leisure, telecoms and media.

Lower class Americans tend to have less leisure time and less money to spend on cooking healthy meals.

But this life of leisure isn’t necessarily good for them.

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semaphore

semaphore

/sˈɛmɐfˌoːɹ/
noun
an apparatus for visual signaling with lights or mechanically moving arms

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troubadour

troubadour

/ˈtɹubəˌdɔɹ/
noun
a singer of folk songs

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folklore

folklore

/ˈfoʊˌkɫɔɹ/
noun
the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
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Blood-sucking monsters had already been part of folklore for at least 800 years.

The Orc is not drawn from European folklore.

- What? - [Voiceover] Kappas are mischievous beak-mouthed river spirits from Japanese folklore.

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stupor

stupor

/ˈstupɝ/
noun
the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
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In the summer of 1894, Elliot suffered from a fall while in a drunken stupor.

In the late 1960s and early 70s, after years of almost a complete stupor, they suddenly woke up.

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seignior

seignior

/sˈeɪnjɚ/
noun
a man of rank in the ancient regime

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stevedore

stevedore

/ˈstivəˌdɔɹ/
noun
a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
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He used to be a stevedore.

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sinecure

sinecure

/sˈaɪnkjʊɹ/
noun
an office that involves minimal duties

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bellwether

bellwether

/ˈbɛɫˌwɛðɝ/
noun
someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity
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So one hypothesis that we came up with at the time was to say, could these be bellwether events?

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purveyor

purveyor

/pɝˈveɪɝ/
noun
someone who supplies provisions (especially food)
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Are you acting as the purveyor of truth?

There are even major cheese competitions among purveyors from the U.S., Europe and elsewhere around the world.

It has arguably gone from sports sedan purveyor to a high end family wagon maker.

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zephyr

zephyr

/ˈzɛfɝ/
noun
a slight wind (usually refreshing)

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timbre

timbre

/ˈtɪmbɝ/
noun
the quality of a sound that is distinct from pitch, intensity and loudness
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The final dimension of timbre is the instrument’s flux.

It's known as the timbre or the color of the sound.

The sound waves also got broader, marking a change in the timbre of the sound.

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flag officer

flag officer

/flˈæɡ ˈɑːfɪsɚ/
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a senior naval officer above the rank of captain

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spinster

spinster

/ˈspɪnstɝ/
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an elderly unmarried woman
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So-- - This sounds like one of those spinster's dirty games.

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tenor

tenor

/ˈtɛnɝ/
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the pitch range of the highest male voice
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" This is considered the greatest lyric tenor of all time.

It's a tenor, four-string Kamaka.

Most male pop stars today are tenors.

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clamor

clamor

/ˈkɫæmɝ/
noun
a loud harsh or strident noise
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There’s this constant clamor for him to grow up.

Finally, there's simply been no great clamor for Wonder Man's introduction to the MCU,

[upbeat music] [clamoring] So, we have Kevin Costner protecting a celebrity.

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consignor

consignor

/kɑːnsɪnjˈoːɹ/
noun
the person who delivers over or commits merchandise

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bursar

bursar

/bˈɜːsɚ/
noun
a person whose responsibility is to manage the finances of a school, college, or university

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