User:Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters/Old Words

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While I'm certainly no Anu Garg, I will share an occasional word with people who choose to read this page:

apocryphal, adjective
Of questionable authorship or authenticity.
peripatetic, noun and adjective
1. Walking about; itinerant.  But especially the metonymic intellectual style.
2. Of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle (who gave his 
instructions while walking in the Lyceum at Athens), or to his followers.
sophistry, noun
A deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning 
in the hope of deceiving someone.  A plausible but misleading 
or fallacious argument.
syncretic, adjective
Combining elements that are archaic with those that are modern. 
Especially as in forms of religious observance, philosophical systems, 
or artistic creations. Sometimes uses less specifically to describe a 
general juxtaposition of divergent elements.
myrmecine, adjective
Antlike.  Specifically, pertaining to a genus, Myrmecia of mostly Australian ants.  
Also see, formecine
imbroglio, noun
A complicated and embarrassing state of things; a serious misunderstanding.
Boorish, Adjective
1. behaving as a boor; rough in manners; rude; uncultured