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Added four new words today:

iPod
lock (for canal)
marina
quinoa
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Five new words today:

clone (I already had the verb, this is the noun)
operating system
relief (assistance)
relief (material aid)
shingles

All of these went into Part V except the two "relief"s, "relief" being a Part IV word.
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With some help from The Secret Dictionary of Modern Verdurian, I added 26 new words to the LCV today:

atom bomb
degree (of temperature)
doubt (lack of certainty)
fair (for entertainment)
fair (for selling and buying things)
fair (agricultural)
fair (book ~)
first lady
fortune-teller
head (adj.)
income tax
inflation
light bulb
lurker
newsgroup
post (on Internet)
programming
record player
skateboarder
standard of living
such a thing (as)
no such thing (as)
superhero
swimming
videotape (cassette)
videotape (material)
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Eight new words today:

lawnmower
to rebel (against society, parents, faculty)
to rebel (in uprising)
to rebel (in politics)
spell (state: under the wizard's ~)
spell (words to a spell)
to stream (receive)
to stream (send)
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Five new words today:

to cast (a spell)
cowboy hat
flock (of sheep)
scout (military)
to take, to adopt (a position)
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I added 20 new words today:

had better (I ~ go)
had better (you ~ get rid of that porn!)
civil (~ case)
criminal (~ case)
felt
to get into (~ the car)
to get out of (~ the car)
in between (in space)
in between (in time)
in between (on scale)
K-pop
retail store
superintendent
sweet (endearing)
top (the ~ 10 girls' names in Korea last year)
top (~ choice)
top (~ official)
top (~ executives)
twig (on tree)
twig (when cut)
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I just finished adding a whole bunch of new words to the LCV:
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to access (file)
in addition to
to advance (career)
to advance (human knowledge)
to advance (cause)
to advance (Carly ~ed to Round Three)
to advance (an army)
in advance (John paid ~)
in advance (let me know ~)
in advance (to prepare, to plan)
in advance (thank you ~)
ahead of (in space)
ahead of (in time)
ahead of (the poll showed Watanabe ~ Yamada)
ahead of (in scoring points)
ahead of (more advanced than)
alliance
alternative (between two choices)
alternative (other possibility)
and/or
anonymous (author, person)
anonymous (book, letter)
apparent (seeming)
apparent (for no ~ reason)
to arise
armed (robber)
armed robbery
arrangement (plan: Michelle made ~s for the wedding)
arrangement (agreement)
arrest
to assess (student, work)
to assess (cost)
to assess (damage)
to assess (problem, situation)
to assess (abilities)
asset
assets
assets (of deceased person)
assumption (supposition)
assumption (presupposition)
awareness
to back up (a file)
to back up (reverse, in car)
barrier (emotional, ideological)
barrier (language ~)
base, core (of party)
being
to benefit
to benefit from
to bind
to bind (a book)
biological
biological (weapon)
boundary
burden
bureau
to calculate (with exact methodology)
to calculate (estimate)
to challenge (a candidate)
to challenge (a competitor)
to challenge (question)
to challenge (the course didn't ~ Andy enough)
change (Obama promised Americans ~)
change (regime ~)
change (climate ~)
change (count noun: make some ~s)
to clear (from people)
to clear (from plants)
to clear (from obstacles)
to clear (from clutter)
to clear (~ a rain-forest)
to coach
to coach (in sports)
to coach (in singing, acting)
coalition
coalition (~ government)
to comment
to comment on
commercial (pertaining to business)
commercial (pertaining to international trade)
commercial (engaged in commerce)
commercial (a ~ success)
comparison
competitive (sport)
competitive (price, product)
competitive (a ~ industry)
concentration
concern (it shouldn't be Jessica's ~)
to confront
to confront (face)
congressional
congressional (~ election)
consideration (thought)
consideration (factor)
to take into consideration
consistent (coherent)
consistent (with one's position)
consistent (with the facts)
constitutional
to construct (a theory, an argument)
to contact
to contact (by phone)
contemporary (of the same era)
contemporary (present-day)
contribution
contribution (to discussion, debate)
contribution (to periodical)
contribution (of money to charity)
contribution (of goods to charity)
core (of people, generation)
core (of problem, policy)
cover (of book)
cover (of magazine)
criterion
crucial (decisive)
curriculum (for all subjects)
curriculum (for particular subject)
defensive
depending on
developed (~ country)
developer (person)
developer (company)
developing (~ country)
display (~ of wealth)
display (at store)
display (at exposition)
display (on computer screen)
distribution (scattering)
distribution (of resources, wealth, power)
distribution (of software)
divorce
to dominate
to dominate (the landscape)
due (of money)
due (of assignment)
due (when is Heather's baby ~?)
educational (pertaining to education)
educational (an ~ TV program)
educator
effectively
effectively (for all intents and purposes)
elite
emphasis
enterprise (free ~)
equally (treat everyone ~)
equally (the two movies were ~ good)
estimate
estimate (economic)
to evaluate
to evaluate (results)
to evaluate (evidence)
to evaluate, to assess (person)
evaluation
evaluation (of a treatment)
evil (noun)
existing
existing (~ rules)
expansion (of knowledge)
expansion (of power)
expansion (of territory)
expansion (of population)
expansion (of business)
expansion (of market)
expansion (of services)
expense
expense (travel ~s)
expense, price, cost (at any ~)
extent (degree: to a certain ~)
extent (scope)
extent (of damage, etc.)
favorite (noun, food: Jolene said tacos were her ~)
favorite (noun, thing: that song is Brandon's ~)
favorite (noun, person: does the teacher have a ~?)
to feature, to star
to file (put in folder)
to file (for divorce)
firstly, for one
flow (of thought, speech)
flow (of information)
the former (of things)
the former (of people)
framework (the ~ for John's new novel)
framework (the ~ for this peace agreement)
to free
fundamental, basic
fundamental (difference, change)
fundamental (question)
funding (act)
funding (resources)
gains
given (on any ~ day)
good (~ lost because evil was too powerful)
graduate (from high school)
graduate (from university)
growing (a ~ number of Americans who don't like Trump)
growing (problem)
growing (concern)
growing (pressure, demand)
growing (interest, awareness)
growing (evidence)
to hand
hearing
to highlight
historic (famous/important in history)
historic (of historical significance)
to honor (they threw a party to ~ Mr. Smirnov)
to honor (the Bible says to ~ your mother and father)
to host (a party)
to host (another event)
to host (a TV/radio show)
housing (provision)
housing (houses)
housing (as issue)
to implement, to impose
to implement (a plan)
implication (ramification)
to impose (law, rule)
to impose (taxes on citizens)
to impose (taxes on goods)
to incorporate (company)
to incorporate (integrate)
increase (in taxes)
to inform
to inform, to tell on
initiative
initiative (ballot ~)
innovation (creative inventing)
innovation (new product)
interpretation (of words)
interpretation (of literature, song)
interpretation (of law, constitution)
interpretation (of dream)
intervention (by God, person)
intervention (by military)
to interview (for job)
to interview (media)
to interview (~ a candidate)
involved
involvement (in project, etc.)
involvement (in crime, accident)
to issue (money, stamp)
to issue (passport)
to issue (an arrest warrant)
to be kidding
later (at a ~ date)
the latter (of things)
the latter (of people)
leading (~ figure)
leading (a leading ~ in her field)
leading (~ company, brand)
leading (~ role)
limitation
limited
limited (Rob has a ~ vocabulary)
limited to
to be linked to
to list (in writing)
to list (in speech)
to list (in phone directory)
to loan (give a loan)
long-term (effects, prospects, future)
long-term (memory)
long-term (plans, strategy, solution)
long-term (contract)
to mark (check off)
to mark (label)
to mark (indicate: the box was ~ed "To China")
to mark (Mrs. Taylor ~ed that answer as wrong)
to mark (represent: this ~s ten years)
marketing (promotion)
marketing (study, theory)
mechanism (method)
mix (of ingredients)
mix (ready-to-use)
to murder
to name (recite by name: Madison ~ed all 50 states)
to name (identify by name: Ashley could ~ all the plants in her garden)
narrative
narrator
to negotiate (conduct negotiations)
to negotiate (conclude negotiations)
notion (belief)
notion (vague idea)
offense (it was Mike's first ~)
OK (if it's ~ with Rachel)
OK, all right (are you ~?)
OK, all right (but not great)
ongoing (investigation)
ongoing (project)
ongoing (situation)
ongoing (debate)
opening (in cave, tunnel, etc.)
opening (in a job)
opening (of store, bridge, etc.)
opposite (the ~ direction)
opposite (the ~ gender)
to pack (for a trip)
participation
pass (of a ball)
pass (for a goal)
to pass (in sports)
percentage (of people, things)
percentage (of substance)
percentage (of total)
personnel
to photograph
to pop (Alan ~ped a sandwich into his mouth)
to pose (this ~s a problem)
to pose (nuclear weapons ~ a threat to South Korea)
to pose (~ a question)
potential (Ellie has so much ~)
potential (Delia's idea has a lot of ~)
practical (~ math)
preparation
preparation (of food)
presentation (Taco Bell's food varies in its ~)
presentation (talk)
presentation (ceremony)
presentation (of letter, petition)
primarily
to process (food)
to process (someone's application)
to process (data)
professional (person whose job requires a degree)
professional, pro (athlete)
prospect (outlook)
provision (stipulation)
the public
publication (book)
publication (periodical)
publication (of report)
publication (of book)
publication (by newspaper)
to quote
to quote, to quote from (~ Shakespeare)
to quote from (~ the Bible)
to race (of people)
to race (of horses, dogs)
to race (of vehicles)
to range from X to Y
rank
rank (military)
rather (conj.)
ratio
reasonable (a ~ request)
reasonable (understanding: Laura was ~ about it)
reasonable (~ number/amount)
reasonable (~ price)
recognition (of problem, fact)
recognition (of achievement)
recommendation
recommendation (by employer)
reduction (in price)
reduction (in taxes)
reduction (in legal age)
release (new movie)
release (new album)
release (new book)
release (of new movie/album/book)
release (of document)
release (press ~)
release (of prisoner)
release (of hostage)
relevant (pertinent)
remaining
to respect (a person)
to respect (someone's wishes, beliefs)
to respect (tradition)
to retain (right)
to retain (control)
to retain (independence)
to retain (heat)
return (of lost or stolen property)
return (of goods to store)
return (to earlier time)
return (to place)
return (to country)
return (~ home)
return (of spring)
return (of illness)
return (~ of the zombies)
revenue (of business)
revenue (tax income)
revenue (government income)
to review (book, movie, album)
ride (in car)
ride (on bicycle, motorcycle)
ride (on horse, camel)
scenario
to schedule (a flight)
to schedule (an election, the Olympics)
to schedule (a time)
to schedule (a meeting)
to schedule (a visit)
to score (at sport)
to score (Adele ~ed a 95 on the math test)
to secure (door, window)
to secure (ladder)
to set aside (~ our differences)
to set aside (~ some money)
to set aside (Pam ~ some time for walking her dog)
setting
to shape (influence)
to shape (someone's personality)
to shape (someone's destiny)
shooting
short-term (effects, prospects, future)
short-term (memory)
short-term (plans, strategy, solution)
short-term (contract)
significantly
similarly, likewise
since (I haven't seen her ~)
since (the prisoners have ~ been released)
to slow down (when walking, running)
to slow down (in car, of train)
to slow down (in speech)
smell (sense of ~)
so-called
stand (hot dog ~)
standard (level of quality)
standard (level of quality expected)
strategic (position)
strategic (site)
strategic (plan)
substantial (fortune)
substantial (contribution)
substantial (difference, amount, reward)
substantial (improvement, progress)
substantial (damage)
substantial (meal)
to target (of policy)
to target (of advertising)
taste (sense of ~)
taste (beer has a bitter ~)
technical (a ~ occupation)
technical (~ term)
testimony
testing
touch (sense of ~)
touch (that was a nice ~)
touch (add a ~ of thyme)
to track (person, animal)
to track (storm)
to track (missile)
to track (progress, performance)
unidentified
to update
to update (file, records)
to update (software)
to urge (implore)
U.S.S.R.; Soviet
utility (water, electricity, etc.)
variable (factor)
variable (in equation)
volunteer (in military)
volunteer (worker)
volunteer (helper)
walk (in front of house)
walk (short, not in front of house)
walk (long)
as well as
win, victory (Trump's ~ in the 2016 election)
The aforementioned words were from the top 3,000 lemmata in the corpus known as COCA. I added the top 3,020 or so words as of the 2019 update, excluding the obscenities; a few of the interjections; "et" and "al" (et al. isn't really core vocabulary), "trump" (the noun comes mostly from its use as the current president's surname); "GOP" (an organization's name); and "twitter" (mostly used as the name of the social media site). I also left out "quarterback" even though it made the top 3,000, since countries that aren't America won't talk about American football very often, and other planets probably won't talk about it at all.
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“Khemehekis” wrote:I also left out "quarterback" even though it made the top 3,000, since countries that aren't America won't talk about American football very often, and other planets probably won't talk about it at all.
In soccer, there are not only fullbacks and halfbacks and quarterbacks;
there are also 3/4-backs, 1/8-backs, 3/8-backs, 5/8-backs, and 7/8-backs.
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eldin raigmore wrote: 21 Jun 2020 17:19
“Khemehekis” wrote:I also left out "quarterback" even though it made the top 3,000, since countries that aren't America won't talk about American football very often, and other planets probably won't talk about it at all.
In soccer, there are not only fullbacks and halfbacks and quarterbacks;
there are also 3/4-backs, 1/8-backs, 3/8-backs, 5/8-backs, and 7/8-backs.
Interesting! I didn't know that.

Considering the universality of soccer on Earth, I'll add a word for quarterback after all. And, considering it's the best-known soccer position, goalie.
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Added 17 new words:

curfew
gland
goalkeeper, goalie
quarterback
raven
to reflect (an image)
to reflect (light)
to reflect (heat)
to reflect (sound)
to tackle (take to the ground)
to tackle (in soccer)
to tackle (in American football)
to tackle (in rugby)
to tackle (grapple with, broach)
to tackle (a problem, difficulty)
thyroid
tundra
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Referring to the thousand most common Japanese words and a Paleolithic word list online, I added several new words to the LCV:

all over (spilt ~ Mary's dress)
all over (location: there are McDonald's ~ the world)
all over (action: Julie traveled ~ the world)
all over (search ~ the room)
to amputate
anus
as it is (~, lots of the girls are already wearing crop-tops to school)
basics
basics (of science, language, math)
before long (past)
before long (future)
to cheer [someone] up
cloudy (weather, day)
cooking (act)
cooking (style: French ~)
to cool off (food)
to cool off (person)
day (of the week)
to dry (Dan's laundry ~ed)
dye (for things other than hair)
as expected
fiber (from plant)
fine (details)
foreign country
full name
garment, article of clothing
to gather (of a crowd)
to go to (frequently to go and from: Pam goes to that gym)
good luck!
to be hospitalized
kettle (on stove)
kettle (electric)
not to know what to do
left side
lukewarm
obsidian
overseas (in a foreign country)
overseas (to a foreign country)
to pay back (person)
to pay back (money)
to pay back (debt)
to pay back (loan)
pigment (ochre, lapis lazuli, etc.)
potion
program (of talks, events, etc.)
program (for concert)
program (of a play)
program (showing many plays)
regards (give Claire my ~)
right side
scratch
scratch (from claw)
to sell (curry ~s well here)
to sell out (stock)
to sell out (performance)
souvenir
to stand out (be distinguishable)
to stand out (be identifiable)
sunny (weather, day)
to treat (Emma ~ed Hakeem to cheesecake)
to wake (someone up)
to welcome (a guest)

There were also a few more words on the Japanese list thanks to whose definitions I didn't need to look up in 12 different languages and that went straight to the LCV file.
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Added 191 new words today:
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absolute (~ power)
to adopt (a plan, a strategy, technology)
along with
to apply (~ what you have learned)
approval (permission)
approval (praise)
approval (Bush's ~ ratings)
to arrange (a wedding, a meeting)
to arrange (a time, a date)
to arrange [to do Y]
to arrange [for X to do Y]
automatic (process, machine)
automatic (action, punishment)
automatic (promotion)
to be (Lydia wants to ~ a singer)
to broadcast (on the radio)
to broadcast (on TV)
to broadcast (a game, on the radio)
to broadcast (a game, on TV)
companion
companion (traveling)
coronavirus
our country
countryside (scenery)
COVID-19
crack (in glass, pottery)
crack (in cup)
crack (in wall, wood, ground, floor, sidewalk)
crack (in ice)
crowded (full)
crowded (well-attended)
crowded (densely populated)
defeat (of army)
defeat (of team)
defeat (of individual)
dependent (adj.)
detailed
detailed (description, report)
detailed (study)
to dial (a number)
to end up (doing something)
to end up (in a place)
to end up (in a situation)
to entertain (amuse)
to entertain (guests)
to entertain (guests, with food)
to exchange (information)
to exchange (gifts, addresses)
to exchange (dollars, euros, yen)
to exchange (in a store)
to exchange (defective or spoiled goods)
to exclude (not include)
exhibition (with displays)
extension (prolongation)
extension (of visit)
extension (of visa, contract)
extension (of deadline)
extension (of deadline for school paper)
extension (physical lengthening)
extension (of rights)
farming (of crops)
farming (of animals)
fixed (rate)
fixed (price)
fixed (salary)
flash (of light)
flash (of an explosion)
flash (of lightning)
flash (of headlights)
fortunate (of position)
fortunate (of circumstances)
to make fun of
grant (for university)
grant (from authority)
grant (subsidy)
guidance, direction
guidance (~ counselor)
impression (I got the ~ that Sarah liked me)
input (Peter gave me his ~)
inquiry (request for information, query)
inquiry (about advertisement)
lead (Jamila has the ~ in the race)
lead (Greg has a ~ of 3 ft.)
lead (polls show Sen. Torres in the ~)
lead (Sen. Murphy has a ~ of 6%)
leading (~ cause of cancer
lecture
less and less
maintenance (of relations, peace)
maintenance (of car, lawn)
maintenance (of roads)
maintenance (of current house)
maintenance (of old building, statue)
maintenance (of machine)
more and more
to mount (attack)
to mount (campaign)
not to (~ be rude, but . . .)
objection
offense / offended (by) / offensive / to take offense / to offend (hurt the feelings of)
offense / offended (by) / offensive / to take offense / to offend (make angry)
output (of factory)
output (of machine)
output (creative)
parliament
partnership (company)
partnership (of lawyers)
to pass through
to pass through (on foot)
to pass through (on bicycle)
pension (after retirement, from state)
pension (for disability, from state)
pension (after retirement, from employer)
pension (for disability, from employer)
pin (sharp object)
premise
to project (extrapolate)
to project (extrapolate profit/expenses/number)
promotion (in rank)
promotion (of athlete)
promotion (encouragement)
promotion (for product, plan)
promotion (publicity campaign)
proportion (part)
to prove (linking verb)
rapid (change, growth, development, expansion)
rapid (increase, rise)
recording (of sound)
recording (of video)
to reform (institution, system, law)
representation (acting of behalf of a person)
representation (in politics or law)
retirement (act of retiring)
retirement (act of retiring: of self-employed person)
retirement (act of retiring: of a soldier)
retirement (act of retiring: of a civil servant)
retirement (act of retiring: of an athlete)
retirement (state of being retired)
retirement (state of being retired: of self-employed person)
retirement (state of being retired: of a soldier)
retirement (state of being retired: of a civil servant)
retirement (state of being retired: of an athlete)
roundup (news ~)
ruins
sensible (advice)
sensible (decision)
sensible (approach)
sensible (person)
sensible (price)
specialist (doctor)
to straddle (while standing)
to straddle (while sitting)
to straddle (while sitting, around chair)
to straddle (while jumping)
strength (strong point: What are Dan's ~s?)
sufficient
suitable
sunlight
to take a walk
to take place
tenant (of rented lodgings)
tenant (of leasehold)
to test (~ negative for HIV)
to thrive (of a person)
to thrive (of plants/animals)
to thrive (of a business, the economy, a community)
tropical
to undertake, to take on (job, project)
to undertake, to take on (task, duty)
to undertake, to take on (responsibility)
to undertake (a trip)
to unite (join together)
to unite, to bring together
to unite (intransitive)
urgent (need)
urgent (situation)
urgent (request)
urgent (phone call)
urgent (on letter)
used (car)
used (books)
used (clothes)
used (syringe)
vague (idea)
vague (memory)
vague (blurred image/shape)
vague (speech, instructions)
voluntary (not mandatory)
weakness (weak point: math is one of Charlie’s ~es)
weekday
weekday (business)
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

My Kankonian-English dictionary: 77,000 words and counting

31,416: The number of the conlanging beast!
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