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Saturday & Sunday Words: Obvallate & Olid

ob·vall·ate [/əbˈvalāt]:

From botany: surrounded on all sides; walled in; sealed.

The obvallate form of the modern office perfectly matches the metaphorical walls technology creates.


o·lid [ˈōlid]:
origin: Latin; olēre= "to smell"

This would make a great name for a Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab item, for the meaning of the word is: evil-smelling.

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