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Laputa

[ luh-pyoo-tuh ]
/ ləˈpyu tə /
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noun

an imaginary flying island in Swift's Gulliver's Travels, the inhabitants of which engaged in a variety of ridiculous projects and pseudoscientific experiments.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
La·pu·tan, adjective, noun
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