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Daemon
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amalgamate

(verb) To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite.

Synonyms: commix, mingle, unify, mix

Usage: The three zones mingle and amalgamate along the edges, like the colors in the solar spectrum.
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Accidentally swallowing a filling. Whistle
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Combine portions of truth, blend with apparent logic, questionable science, fiction, and present as fact.



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Amalgamate

patriarch to a large family based on the verb derived from it, amalgamate. It includes the noun amalgamation, the adjective amalgamative, and the person noun, amalgamator.


Today's word began its life in the alchemist's lab in the 13th century, perhaps as a corruption of Latin malagma "poultice, plaster". This word was borrowed from Greek malagma "emollient, softening substance", from the verb malassein "to soften", which was derived from malakos "soft". It is possible that the initial [a] came from an Arabic version of the Greek, al-malgham "the poultice". However, there is no convincing evidence of Arabic involvement and a simple corruption seems more likely. (We were happy to amalgamate Tim Ward's suggestion of this word with our own thoughts to produce today's Good Word.)

http://www.alphadictionary.com/goodword/word/amalgam
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To mingle at a party.
The separated family members were amalgamated.
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