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May 28, 2015
Guerdon – (n) a reward or recompense; (v) to reward (The Free Dictionary)
Champion: Sameer Mishra
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Laodicean – (n) a person with a halfhearted attitude toward religion or politics; (adj) lukewarm or indifferent, especially in religion, as were the early Christians of Laodicea (Dictionary.com)
Champion: Kavya Shivashankar
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Stromuhr - (n) a rheometer designed to measure the amount and speed of blood flow through an artery (Merriam-Webster)
Champion: Anamika Veeramani
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Cymotrichous - (adj) having wavy hair (Dictionary.com)
Champion: Sukanya Roy
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Guetapens - (n) ambush, snare or trap (Merriam-Webster)
Champion: Snigdha Nandipati
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Knaidel - (n) a small dumpling–or ball of matzo meal–commonly eaten in Jewish households and usually served in soup (Dictionary.com)
Champion: Arvind Mahankali
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Feuilleton - (n) a part of a European newspaper or magazine devoted to material designed to entertain the general reader (Merriam-Webster)
Stichomythia - (n) dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered by two actors in alternating lines, as in classical Greek drama (Merriam-Webster)
Champions: Ansun Sujoe (feuilleton) and Sriram Hathwar (stichomythia)
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Scherenschnitte – (n) the art of cutting paper into decorative designs (Merriam-Webster)
Nunatak – (n) hill or mountain completely surrounded by glacial ice (Merriam-Webster)
Champions: Vanya Shivashankar (scherenschnitte) and Gokul Venkatachalam (nunatak)
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