List of Words to Describe Killing Different People
- amicicide: murder of a friend
- episcopicide: killing of bishops
- filicide: killing of one's own child
- fratricide: killing of one's brother
- gynaecide: killing of women
- mariticide: killing or killer of one's husband
- matricide: killing of one's mother
- neonaticide: killing or killer of a newborn infant
- parenticide: killing or killer of one's parents
- parricide: killing of parents or a parent-like close relative
- patricide: killing of one's father
- prolicide: killing of offspring; killing of the human race
- regicide: killing of a monarch
- senicide: killing of old men
- siblicide: killing or killer of a sibling
- sororicide: killing of one's own sister
- speciocide: destruction of an entire species
- tyrannicide: killing of a tyrant
- uxoricide: killing of one's own wife
- vaticide: killing of a prophet
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. — Abigail Adams (via quotedojo)
"Refinition" needs to be a word
It needs refining. It needs to become more defined.
Wabbit ~ adj.
- The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul.
- That quality or combination of qualities, in character, which enables one to encounter danger and trouble with tranquility and firmness, to disdain injustice, meanness and revenge, and to act and sacrifice for noble objects. [W]
- Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous.
- Something which occurs a fortiori, as a result of another effort without significant additional effort.
- A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition. [W]
‘And everyone knows that, but I think there is a corollary: if everyone is trying to prevent error, it screws things up.' [X]