“The interpolation of one or more words between the parts of a compound word, as be thou ware for beware.”
“Any two related things, either alike or opposite.”
“Reason or justification for being or existence:”
“Sought out with care. Very rare, exotic, or choice; arcane; obscure. Of studied refinement or elegance; precious; affected; pretentious."
“To connect or join so as to become or make continuous; blend; to unite intimately.”
“Things being changed that have to be changed.”
“A year of miracles.”
“To coin new words, terms, or expressions; neologize.”