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exoplanet noun a planet that is not in the solar system
Artist concept of the extremely hot exoplanet WASP-12b and the host star.
[www.physorg.com 08 Dec 2010]

hairspiration noun informal the inspiration behind a new haircut
OF COURSE! Emma Watson’s Hairspiration Was MIA FARROW!
[www.graziadaily.co.uk 18 Nov 2010]

face-palm verb to push someone in the face with the palm of your hand
Emma Watson, Megan Fox, Kelly Brook – three lusted-after ladies, but in the last year, all face-palmed out of the way (metaphorically speaking) by 23-year-old Devon-born Rosie Huntingdon-Whitely. [GQ (UK men's magazine) Nov 2010]

card-embedded adjective describes a mobile phone which incorporates a credit or debit card in the phone itself
He says users of a card-embedded phone would be able to cancel their phone and cards at the same time. [The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 02 Oct 2010]

twitpic noun a picture posted as a Tweet
Victoria Beckham joins Twitter, posting twitpics of her fashion shows and her dogs, signing off with ‘in love and light, VBx’. [The Times (UK broadsheet) 18 Dec 2010]

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