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quisling {{was wotd}} etymology 1940, after (1887–1945), who ruled the Nazi collaborationist government of Norway during World War Two. Romanization of the Danish place name Kvislemark. pronunciation
  • /ˈkwɪzlɪŋ/
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (pejorative) A traitor who collaborates with the enemy.
    • 1993, , : The man she cherishes, the man she butterfly-kisses, the man she sleeps curved around like two spoons in a drawer. It is he who is evil, he who is sworn to destroy her, an emotional quisling of the first water.
{{seeCites}} Synonyms: (traitor) collaborator, traitor, rat

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jungle fever
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (medicine) Any of several tropical disease, but especially malaria.
  2. (slang) Attraction of a person of non-African descent towards people of African descent.

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