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Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:23:30 PM

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A meddling mother-in-law's continual advice is an unwelcome love and god forbid if she lives with you.


SIMPLE COMPLICATION (pluralisation okay)



"Now" is the eternal present.
Audiendus
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 9:49:14 PM
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Now that I have covered the basics, I will introduce some simple complications.


QUIET ROAR
Absurdicuss
Posted: Thursday, December 8, 2016 10:13:12 PM

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Then all of a sudden the timid lion let out a quiet roar.


EXTREME MODERATION (is this a repeat? seems familiar)






"Now" is the eternal present.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Monday, December 12, 2016 10:55:14 AM

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Though the Senator was not hyper-right-wing, he was not known for extreme moderation either.

Savoury sweet.

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Audiendus
Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:07:19 PM
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Dietitians have developed a savoury sweet to help reduce sugar consumption.


EARNEST JOKE
Audiendus
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017 2:05:02 PM
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The comedian gave a meaningful stare to show that he was making an earnest joke.


WHOLE FRAGMENT
Absurdicuss
Posted: Saturday, January 14, 2017 11:08:32 PM

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The conclusion of many grueling hours of intense testing and examination finally came when the world renowned research team arrived at the stunning realization that, no matter how many attempts were made, exhaustively combining pieces of the whole fragment together yielded no more than half of one pair.

CHILDLESS MOTHER


"Now" is the eternal present.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017 8:27:12 AM

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They'd all grown up and got married - now she was a childless mother.

Brand-new antique


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Audiendus
Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017 8:48:18 AM
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This unused 8-inch floppy disk is a brand-new antique.


ROUGH PRECISION
Audiendus
Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:51:47 PM
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"The birth rate is expected to rise by up to 5.26% next year", said the report with rough precision.


DEEP MOUNTAIN
Audiendus
Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:25:27 PM
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The rock in the middle of the lake is the top of a deep mountain.


WARM SNOW
Ursus Minor
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 2:36:40 AM

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Lack of snow in winter is perilous for tulip bulbs. And a thick layor of warm snow will keep
the plants alive.


a tell-tale silence
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 12:17:47 PM

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When he asked if there was any money left after her shopping-trip, there was a tell-tale silence.

A circular square


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Audiendus
Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 9:29:29 AM
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The town has a circular square, surrounded by four arc-shaped streets.


NOCTURNAL SUNSHINE
Audiendus
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:51:51 PM
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Like the nocturnal sunshine of Arctic summers, an efficient electric bulb produces more light than heat.


AMAZINGLY NONDESCRIPT
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:18:59 AM

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After all the hype and foofaraw, the film was so amazingly nondescript that I fell asleep within fifteen minutes.

MEMORABLY FORGETTABLE


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Absurdicuss
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:15:41 PM

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The only noteworthy aspect of the entire evening is that it was memorably forgettable.


SPONTANEOUS ROUTINE




"Now" is the eternal present.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 8:04:29 AM

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The comics on "Mock the Week" have no idea what they will have to make jokes about, They are given a subject and come up with a spontaneous routine.

DEMOCRATIC HEGEMONY


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Audiendus
Posted: Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:29:25 PM
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The courts aim to protect individual rights against democratic hegemony (otherwise known as 'elective dictatorship').


HARSH COMPROMISE
Audiendus
Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018 7:50:57 PM
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Both sides in the dispute laid claim to the painting; they settled on the harsh compromise of cutting it in two and taking half each.


SUMMER EQUINOX
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:16:22 AM

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With the "seasonal drift", global warming, climate change and interference from Pope Gregory, soon we will have a Summer Equinox.

MONSOON DROUGHT.

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Audiendus
Posted: Sunday, June 3, 2018 8:58:03 PM
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The monsoon drought is a peculiar climatological feature caused by the complete evaporation of the rain before it can reach the ground.


LUXURIOUS BARRACKS
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:06:42 AM

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Compared with how they were when I was a lad . . . modern soldiers have it easy, good pay, good food and a luxurious barracks.

CHEERFUL DIRGE


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Audiendus
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018 8:48:14 AM
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The choir sang a cheerful dirge which began:

Off to Paradise she goes!
No more worries, no more woes!
See her mount, to angels' cheers,
Freed from life's long vale of tears,
Purged of sin, by God's sweet grace,
Now to feel the Lord's embrace.
Let us speed her on her way
And loudly sing "Hip, hip, hooray!"


PURPOSELESS TOOL
Audiendus
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:46:08 PM
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The contestant with the lowest score would be presented with some kind of purposeless tool as a booby prize.


OLD-FASHIONED MODERNISM
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:25:44 AM

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Some people stick to casual clothing which is almost timeless, but others dress like hippies in a bout of old-fashioned modernism.

SWELTERING BLIZZARD


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El-Jefe
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:57:37 AM

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Location: Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governorate, Kuwait
The snow covered everything from the Sweltering Blizzard, I got frostbite just by trying to open my car door.

Bitterly Sweet

(This is one of my favorite Oxies, I didn't read all the replies to this post, not sure if it was used before or not)

...but why?
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 7:20:05 AM

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I like Old-fashioned Winter Mix - acid-drops, aniseed-balls, wintergreen humbugs and clove rock - the really bitterly-sweet ones with all natural ingredients!

AMICABLY HOSTILE


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Audiendus
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018 1:42:56 AM
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The tone of the discussion was amicably hostile, as the scientists, philosophers and other intellectuals eruditely rubbished one another's theories.


BEAUTIFUL CACOPHONY
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 8:21:07 AM

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The musicians of the Nether Barnwick Ladies Youth Orchestra were chosen for their attractiveness and their photogenicity, rather than their ability to play. They were reported as producing a beautiful cacophony when they tried to play "Land of Hope and Glory".

INCREDIBLE BELIEFS


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Audiendus
Posted: Saturday, July 21, 2018 9:22:48 PM
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Incredible beliefs are cherished by the faithful - the more incredible they are, the more intense the faith.


PASTORAL CITY
Audiendus
Posted: Monday, August 20, 2018 8:34:22 AM
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The pastoral city was the ideal of many forward-looking architects and town planners.


PESSIMISTIC RELIGION
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Monday, August 20, 2018 11:39:52 AM

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He belonged to the Church of the Apathetic Spirit, the members of which believed that it was useless to try to improve anything as god had willed it all already.
A rather pessimistic religion.

GREEN SCARLET


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Audiendus
Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:58:44 PM
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The patient had a rare optical defect which made him see impossible colours such as green scarlet and azure yellow.

CONTEMPTIBLE HERO
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 4:55:24 AM

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The book was written in the Neo-post-modernistic style. It has a totally contemptible hero and a noble unselfish antagonist.

STATIC ROTOR


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