New Words 2018

schw0807's version from 2018-04-12 19:17

Section 1

Question Answer
The liquid that results when beans are cooked in water.Aquafaba
A hard, white, crumbly Mexican cheese made from cow's milkCotija
Small particles of browned food and especially meat that adhere to the bottom of a cooking panFond
A spicy North African paste made from dried chilies, salt, oil and other seasoningsHarissa
A winter squash of Japanese originKabocha
A gelatinous mass of symbiotic bacteria and yeasts grown to produce a fermented beverageKombucha
A dish of fermented soybeans with a pungent flavour and gluey texture that is eaten chiefly in JapanNatto
A Hawaiian salad made typically from cubed pieces of raw seafood Poke
Greek yogurt sauce made with cucumbers and garlic.Tzatziki
Not aged in oak barrels.Unoaked
A Middle Eastern spice blend made usually of dried herbsZa'atar
enthusiasts such as foodie and groupie but for wordswordie

Section 2

Question Answer
used to denote a person who inhabits or is native to a particular place, like Hoosierdemonym
word borrowed from one language to another across a broad geographicalWanderwort
any form of currency that only exists digitallycryptocurrency
a digital database containing information that can be simultaneously used and shared within a large networkblockchain
a start-up that is valued at one billion dollars or moreunicorn
credit in the form of microloans provided to impoverished individuals and groupsmicrocredit
financial services especially in the form of microloans provided to impoverished individuals and groups in poor and developing regionsmicrofinance
a dog that is a cross between a Chihuahua and a dachshundchiweenie
a dog that is a cross between a schnauzer and a poodleschnoodle
a dog that is a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a poodle and especially a miniature or toy poodleYorkie-poo
outdoor camping with amenities and comforts (such as beds, electricity, and access to indoor plumbing) not usually used when campingglamping
being treatment administered before primary cancer treatment to enhance the outcome of primary treatmentneoadjuvant
are for oneselfself-care
widely publicized bulletin that alerts the public when an elderly person or a person with a cognitive disability goes missinSilver Alert
a personality disorder characterized especially by an exaggerated sense of self-importance, persistent need for admirationnarcissistic personality disorder

Section 3

Question Answer
a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficientlylife hack
watch and take pleasure in laughing at or criticizing (a disliked television show, movie, etc.)hate-watch
the emotional or mental capacity necessary to do or consider somethingbandwidth
to make bigger or more expansiveembiggen
a usually mocking or critical tweet that alludes to another Twitter user without including a link to the user's account and often without directly mentioning the user's namesubtweet
an utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or occurrencedumpster fire
to explain something to a woman in a condescending way that assumes she has no knowledge about the topicmansplain