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Planned obsolescence: when products are designed with a specific useful life so that they are no longer functional after a certain period of time.

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malinger (məˈlɪŋɡə) vb 1. (intr) to pretend or exaggerate illness, esp to avoid work [C19: from French malingre sickly, perhaps from mal badly + Old French haingre feeble] maˈlingerer n

Malinger definition, to pretend illness, especially in order to shirk one's duty, avoid work, etc.

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25 Things You Had No Idea There Were Words For

Heisenbug: when a problem suddenly goes away when you attempt to study or fix it

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Intransigent - Refusing to agree or compromise. Origin Intransigent finds its roots in the Latin term trānsigere meaning "to come to an agreement." It entered English in the late

Lacuna (N) a non-english word that describes something for which there is no english word

ex: Saudade, of the Portuguese language, translates roughly in English to a soul's intense yearning for someone that's thought to be gone and not ever to return, a intense longing for someone or somewhere that is of the past

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