[ ih-ruhk-teyt ]
/ ɪˈrʌk teɪt /
verb (used with or without object), e·ruc·tat·ed, e·ruc·tat·ing.
Fancy Words For Everyday ActivitiesHumming (is so boring) Yet, bombinating sounds much more interesting! This word may sound a bit like bumblebee, which is kind of neat as it means “to hum, or buzz.” First published in the late 1800s, bombinate and bombilate are twins with family-tree roots tangled in both Greek and Latin derivatives (confusing) that lead to the late Latin bombilāre, or “to hum.” Breathing (is so …
Origin of eructate
Related formse·ruc·ta·tion [ih-ruhk-tey-shuh n, ee-ruhk-] /ɪ rʌkˈteɪ ʃən, ˌi rʌk-/, noune·ruc·ta·tive [ih-ruhk-tuh-tiv] /ɪˈrʌk tə tɪv/, adjective
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