soi-disant & pendulous

soi-disant (swah-dee-ZAHN), adjective:

Self-styled; so-called.

From the French, from soi, “oneself” + disant, “saying,” present participle of dire, “to say.”

pendulous (PEN-juh-luhs, PEN-dyuh-, -duh-) adjective

1. Hanging

2. Undecided.

From Latin pendulus, from pendere, to hang.

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