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dissert 
17th-Mar-2015 11:44 pm
I *kiss* linguists
If you ask a PhD student what she'll do tomorrow, she might say "just dissert."
Originally posted by prettygoodword at dissert
dissert (dih-SURT) - v., to discourse at length on a subject.


What a dissertation does. Adopted around 1620 from Latin dissertāre to set forth at length, the frequentive form of disserere, to arrange in order, from dis-, apart + serere, to join (the root of series).

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