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Literary Terms - Portmanteau

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Chiptease - (n) when you buy a bag of potato chips thinking that it will be full but it turns out it's just air.

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Wizarding Schools Aesthetic | Koldovstoretz 2/2: “Together the words form a partially overlapping portmanteau with the meaning “(the) creator of magic”. By another version, the second word is “dvoretz” (дворец), meaning “palace”, that makes the whole name the “palace of witchcraft”."

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18 Perfect Words You Need To Start Using Right Now

A PORTMANTEAU word is a linguistic blend of words in which parts of multiple words, or their phones (sounds), and their meanings are combined into a new word.

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1000 Picspams Challenge | #175 Wizarding Schools Aesthetic | Koldovstoretz 1/2: “The name of this school is likely derived from the Russian words “koldovstvo” (колдовство), misspelt as “koldovsto” and meaning “witchcraft”, and “tvoretz” (творец), meaning “creator”. "

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wizarding schools around the world: Koldovstoretz #2: "The name of this school is likely derived from the Russian words “koldovstvo” (колдовство), misspelt as “koldovsto” and meaning “witchcraft”, and “tvoretz” (творец), meaning “creator”. Together the words form a partially overlapping portmanteau with the meaning “(the) creator of magic”. By another version, the second word is “dvoretz” (дворец), meaning “palace”, that makes the whole name the “palace of witchcraft”.

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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30+ Brilliant New Words We Should Add To A Dictionary

When languages evolve, it’s important that scholars and dictionaries keep up. The internet has spawned a new crop of words for stuff, and while you may not like all of them, some of them are really clever combos that seem like they might actually be useful! Many of these words come from urbandictionary.com, which is …

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