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All the words I have ever looked up in the dictionary on my phone

If I want to look up a word in the dictionary or thesaurus on my phone, I (rather than Googling it or something) write it down in my ‘Notes’ app, press my finger on it, and tap “Look Up”.1 Some of them I looked up because I did not know them at all, some of them because I was curious about their etymology, and of some I wanted the definition of in order to investigate a linguistic dispute amongst my gathered friends. Here are the contents of that note, in chronological order of when I looked them up:

  • Phalanstery
  • Condign
  • immanently
  • Physics
  • Braütigam
  • On the nose
  • Urchin
  • Lambent
  • Mme
  • Acumen
  • Chouette
  • Importunate
  • Apparatchik
  • Pizzazz
  • Brethren
  • Pique
  • Silly
  • Acromegaly
  • Octogenarian
  • Resplendent
  • Interlude
  • Artesian
  • Mentor
  • Devotee
  • Hemiola
  • Chary
  • Clepsydra
  • Apotropaic
  • Thunderstorm
  • Divagation
  • Invidious
  • Lüne
  • Atavism
  • No problem
  • Casuistry
  • Durance
  • Hypnagogic
  • Phenocryst
  • Parochialism
  • Lumbago
  • Anagnorisis
  • Imprecatory
  • Parochial
  • Helicopter
  • Gormulous
  • Object lesson
  1. Why do it this way? My phone has no standalone dictionary app, I don't want to get such an app (because choosing which app is too much trouble), and I don't want to use a search engine (because then I have to decide which one of the results I want to click on—moreover, not all online dictionaries are reputable). ↩︎