Words of the Year

schw0807's version from 2017-12-28 21:37


Question Answer
the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes- The number 1 wordFeminism
helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some wayComplicit
to disqualify (oneself) as judge in a particular caseRecuse
he action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of anotherEmpathy
a person in a state or period of senile decay marked by decline of mental poise and alertnessDotard
Greek SandwichGyro
the nearly straight-line configuration of three celestial bodies (such as the sun, moon, and earth during a solar or lunar eclipse) in a gravitational systemsyzygy
the distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituentFederalism
a tropical cycloneHurricane
a social or diplomatic blundergaffe