More words. (Honk if you love words.)
comity (pl. comities) formal 1 an association of nations for their mutual benefit.• (also comity of nations) [ mass noun ] the mutual recognition by nations of the laws and customs of others.2 [ mass noun ] courtesy and considerate behaviour towards others. a show of public comity in the White House. ORIGIN mid 16th cent. (in sense 2): from Latin, from ‘courteous’.
Note my italics: this is obviously an OOLD dictionary!
I found this word in Douglas Coupland's book, BitRot. Right next to it was another word that the online dictionary didn't recognise but you will be able to: drugdar.
anaphora noun [ mass noun ]1 Grammar: the use of a word referring back to a word used earlier in a text or conversation, to avoid repetition, for example the pronouns he, she, it, and they and the verb: I like it and so do they. Compare with cataphora.2 Rhetoric: the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses .3 Christian Church: the part of the Eucharist which contains the consecration, anamnesis, and communion. DERIVATIVES anaphoric adjective,anaphorically adverb ORIGIN late 16th cent.: sense 1, sense 2 via Latin from Greek, ‘repetition’, from ana- ‘back’ + pherein ‘to bear’; sense 3 from late Greek.
WHERE did I pick up that one? I'll NEVER use it.
inerrant adjective incapable of being wrong. they believed in an inerrant scripture. DERIVATIVES inerrancy noun,inerrantist noun ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: from Latin inerrant- ‘fixed’, from in- ‘not’ + errant- ‘erring’ (see errant) .
But this one I will make a point of using.I will be inerrant.
anecdotage noun [ mass noun ] 1 anecdotes collectively: a number of reports cannot be dismissed as anecdotage.2 humorous old age, especially in someone who is inclined to be garrulous. it is not within many of us to emulate such a feat in our anecdotage.[from a blend of anecdote and dotage.]
I guessed chis one before I looked it up. It's a natural.
baryon Physics: a subatomic particle, such as a nucleon or hyperon, that has a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton. DERIVATIVES baryonic:adjectiveORIGIN 1950s: from Greek barus ‘heavy’ + -on.
I have more but I'm getting tired of this and I'm sure you are, too. I have lots more scraps, but I'll save them.....