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Word debate

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surpy
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/19/2012 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 951 times Debate No: 21273
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surpy

Pro

This seems fun and I have a word I want to use.
Round 1 is acceptance.
Rules
1. Word must be in the dictionary
Zaradi

Con

Sounds fun.
Debate Round No. 1
surpy

Pro

Here is my word:

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

Definition:
Fear of long words.[1] How ironic isn't it?

Use in a sentence:
Patient: "Doctor I am scared of really long words!"
Doctor: "Hmmm, I think you have Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia"
Patient: "AHHHHH!!!"

[1] = http://phobialist.com...
Zaradi

Con

Sounds fun.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by Zaradi 4 years ago
Zaradi
Thank you.

Inculcate: to cause or influence (someone) to accept an idea or feeling (usually followed by with )

In a sentance: Socrates inculcated his pupils with the love of truth.

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Posted by surpy 4 years ago
surpy
I will allow you to use comments for your word.
Posted by Zaradi 4 years ago
Zaradi
Oh sh*t. That was awkward.
I thought that I hadn't posted first round for some reason -.-
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Vote Placed by Zealous1 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: EDIT: Oh he used the comments he failed in the post. I still give my vote to Pro because his word rocked.
Vote Placed by 1dustpelt 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con did not use a word, same as Imabench.
Vote Placed by imabench 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: con didnt give a word, all points to the pro for the con not taking this seriously