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A comprehensive analysis of word usage in the 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2020 U.S. Presidential Debates.

Dark Matter of the English Language—the unwords

Words are easy, like the wind;
Faithful friends are hard to find.
—William Shakespeare

undrugs

These are names generated from a list of 24,454 drug names.

1 · Short undrugs — 4–10 letters

Don't forget your daily dose of flud. It might help and it definitely won't hurt.

— 4 —
abur
baca
cict
dars
ebar
flud
gada
ibii
jefs
kafi
lall
mali
naax
opmo
pali
rano
selt
tawe
ucci
vacp
wens
xafa
— 5 —
abans
babax
calen
dafur
ebane
facol
gacil
iacos
jadan
kadex
labet
makan
nacil
oxags
paflu
quare
rabax
secte
tacin
uccar
vabex
wanda
xaaix
yslel
zasum
— 6 —
abaloe
babuck
calcyn
dacter
ebalen
facgol
gaadop
hincal
ibinum
jedbit
kabone
laaful
magars
nabrem
oxatho
pactug
quafen
rabine
secteg
tabora
ucicin
vabaib
wanosa
xabert
yrsect
zalace
— 7 —
abaacyd
baadate
calchox
dactsal
ebancel
facacon
gabaxin
iakinic
jedinee
kabcale
labigen
magunal
nacamin
oxaciol
pacterh
qausans
raamene
salivac
tacicyn
uccosil
vababen
wanptax
xabiban
zinomem
— 8 —
abadixal
bababate
cainecin
dactagul
ebalicin
fabrolil
gablexal
hikazium
ialmloxe
jedlotin
kabomide
laberome
majcogen
nabcidel
otrustin
pactecin
quactowa
rabimist
sebumest
tacillep
ucbucine
vabafora
wedamate
xabatyce
ylyutate
zalcperm
— 9 —
abadarone
babaridol
calbimyne
dacriness
ebacycate
facantase
gabrigine
hyticelin
iamasdist
jefarinon
kadolilol
labromine
majyctied
naccyfius
oxamprens
pactitone
quafedate
rabinozil
sdavotrin
taaknolse
ucchidemt
vababular
wancromin
xabancald
zenezumin
— 10 —
abisarprin
baborastin
calbenzode
dabotarone
ebaldentan
fabridibil
gabrizelin
iarareblol
jedcinimib
kabletesin
laalfemate
malbevoled
nacatemine
oximucaine
pacteticin
quaminevra
rabibretan
sectexasin
tacraldran
uclocollan
vabacloxan
wemgmittex
xacirdosal
zolkopacul

2 · Medium undrugs — 11–15 letters

A dash of dadtylditrol will get out any stain, physical or mental.

— 11 —
abithyltine
babaszolate
calbicyrone
dactavirine
ebarmolofal
fabatrastin
gabacpromat
hentrocaine
iamicaptide
jenxesamlan
kabentiquin
lacinylfare
mahygsotrou
naceguldine
omimefcaile
pactricofyl
quadiradine
rabionimone
seclonedine
tacoilcuria
udobycerino
vabfazupine
wantdabinal
xabotrazole
— 12 —
abithyzyrose
babsserizide
calbicyldine
dadtylditrol
ebadregepsil
fabolapeptin
gabridiamide
iazolamicide
kalachoglate
labrossasone
malbitoprime
nabpriletone
oxilophenape
palbinolenal
quaraleniont
rabinilamide
sectallolaen
taclocarbral
udobentitone
vacisastamin
wenosanterix
xalmuziquine
ysictanamine
— 13 —
abrvanrinabin
baadilocyctos
calchantrolec
danphorpophin
ebapyfenazine
fabocrocalise
gadizocilcein
ibormormidine
kacumycansint
laciveliamide
maldimiszidis
nacciricillin
oxiprimetmine
pacthinatesul
quadrintroram
rachometremin
seginuskatate
tabconcaneute
udloxexeneate
vabagraineone
xencoonyprone
— 14 —
abisulgoradine
babelozadrocin
calbonamperine
daploseinticyl
ecloincolthose
factismaztosta
gacroscelazine
ibectilycravon
jedipronobreke
kalsvinitherat
laditamastinic
malmistolamine
narbadoloquine
palbiflapritar
quaquinonostiq
raccilchocalte
seliglhytririd
talinohydracin
ulophynonamide
valisulfatrium
xastumyphideve
— 15 —
abrinechedrophe
badoriprozamine
calbidomycinnix
dehydrocyrfoide
ebavhmacetamide
fentafanfenthol
gamasoponeferox
henthichloreder
icophortitinase
kallucinroylmax
lantimethranone
maldoglotranone
natiphretamicid
panssormvestisa
quaminpropyrate
rabidratethotel
secpherinesetol
talphomectivine
ulnimachcrabine
vanaibevyllsten
xenozeroracitic

3 · Long undrugs — 16–20 letters

Word is that some of the talinatromethine might be tainted with fentencarbetosin.

— 16 —
abistartolexbant
bacthifulvastols
calphamycinsapol
deltrocalfromide
eclacateproficel
fentencarbetosin
galicalcyacpiran
halitsiongoneoko
icarvisonediranc
kalkundyprimicin
lamorfertellucid
malivitaplothium
narbegeneictosol
panstantrinebune
quardinecaaptine
rafinesytkutoril
selbongathiazode
talinatromethine
ulopachlipralone
vacliclehanazole
winnasdinuelilus
— 17 —
abitionesanserxan
babetulsosportrin
caldinephhenosone
dehydichotagelgil
ellocirlicmedhyne
fentaguufsanodine
gaditoxypuniticin
icgronumtatogycid
karfinebenthichin
lapasinidobeptone
malcidochlirocate
narbamymineterone
paflerfanophyllea
quateylmatithives
ralinkoumfapheton
senicttynetemersh
taliocarfonitrate
ulvutomethonguine
valumindesuanvart
— 18 —
acamisumsindewobun
bacintypilacingeen
centacagcorteamide
demotetromotoxecin
elirfelateciclazol
fenparmecrilhiculc
galonimaclecrilast
imanacetofyrtazole
kenithadebatreciga
ladisylprabumamide
mantheralbistrocin
natroneshinetrofol
oxirinechloraplite
panprapethinteride
quinhyllazoxamines
rafentrolpaccelgor
seltastrelsortonem
talichloreytrimino
valycrastolefloryl
xorethroxydipantsh
— 19 —
acedetkesurlumoteen
balinegademetsapine
calfitholeminofuryl
dapsareminephafline
ebalbolnotetrecolen
fadunaziquinonhazol
gankyomicorcatuthri
ickansuecubicanacik
kanizinoessodeinesa
laltostenoxitrogall
mantrinonysrogarone
narbesemanthlacoate
otocrooneserbaaprod
parbimineaprokaprin
ractadadotancmudein
sentapcixynethionen
talicuroidslutorate
ventitalportigastis
xarbethymylazoquine

4 · Over the counter — the –irins

These days, most prefer antipirin for mild headaches because it's easier on the stomach.

— 6 —
alirin
oxirin
vairin
— 7 —
antirin
balirin
entirin
idvirin
ladirin
peririn
redirin
tevirin
vagirin
xinirin
— 8 —
alivirin
basfirin
centirin
dermirin
egicirin
glutirin
inteirin
kentirin
lanvirin
nordirin
pentirin
rencirin
sertirin
tervirin
uripirin
ventirin
— 9 —
antipirin
bapifirin
enzapirin
fulatirin
infamirin
kanovirin
lanobirin
pantririn
quindirin
removirin
temacirin
— 10 —
barmyvirin
dermovirin
gentasirin
inigidirin
ledrovirin
pentedirin
resturirin
selracirin
tertopirin
— 11 —
benzacyirin
calpenpirin
northstirin
piclospirin
triimopirin
— 12 —
antiosylirin
periglazirin
— 13 —
aminovhloirin
bipropostirin
piriwplunirin
triglinocirin
— 14 —
baloxagluvirin
chlorockelirin
methyltascirin

5 · Cheap and effective — the –nols

Despite what you might think from its name, you only need a little bit of gallonol to feel an effect.

— 6 —
acinol
bronol
efinol
galnol
idinol
lacnol
ninnol
quinol
reunol
suonol
urinol
vernol
— 7 —
acainol
balinol
caminol
delenol
eclenol
fefenol
galinol
ihylnol
karanol
lafinol
medanol
naranol
parinol
ratanol
selinol
talinol
valonol
xitynol
— 8 —
acitonol
baclinol
caldonol
dermanol
elexinol
faftanol
gallonol
idelonol
jratonol
kanzenol
landonol
mallinol
narbinol
panponol
quasanol
rantanol
sectanol
tarrinol
ulopinol
valmenol
wemminol
xetkanol
— 9 —
aclofenol
balicynol
cebulonol
dicoronol
elfamanol
fenoginol
galctinol
ibisornol
kamdranol
landronol
malutenol
navazonol
panitinol
quatrinol
raliconol
segalinol
talitinol
ulopronol
vadicenol
— 10 —
acaroponol
balfusonol
centofenol
derfeminol
ecobononol
fenclyanol
gadroxanol
icritronol
kinperinol
lantexinol
maliclinol
neflulanol
palmicinol
raloglanol
seluquinol
tenoquinol
vatiscinol
xiodomanol
— 11 —
alphabranol
balgalbonol
calsemmonol
dibrolmonol
echonoxanol
fadovininol
gantaldonol
improtronol
kenolalinol
laniximinol
mantoquinol
nezatylinol
pantrobunol
ramibholnol
sulfaphenol
telavotonol
vatopurinol
— 12 —
allopentonol
balomethanol
callouchinol
diclogarinol
embuquinanol
fefarfinonol
immumetgynol
lavastolenol
mantorchenol
narbisalenol
pentimevanol
senaraplonol
temomoglonol
verbotopinol
— 13 —
actinacetenol
balotylphanol
centruspronol
diclocineinol
ethylisphenol
fentistaconol
imarmyraninol
methoxethonol
nitramethanol
pentispaconol
quadrocrainol
racosingrenol
ventelzezonol
— 14 —
anisthinesenol
dibromobitenol
emiphortysonol
fentistrabinol
imbopalmeronol
methylpentanol
northysteninol
pentinoetrinol
rexodopratynol
selitromycanol
tephluteovonol
verosofulsgnol

6 · Hits hard — the –nines

I swear, it took me a week to recover from that fafvuranine my friend offered at a party.

— 6 —
binine
kenine
lenine
penine
ranine
sonine
— 7 —
alinine
bernine
emunine
imanine
leonine
maonine
pernine
sernine
trenine
valnine
— 8 —
actinine
banenine
dixinine
embonine
ginonine
idranine
letonine
medunine
nemonine
perinine
raconine
semenine
teginine
vanonine
— 9 —
adefinine
bandonine
cicronine
dapganine
ebapinine
gentanine
imidinine
lentenine
marbinine
nestinine
parbonine
rachenine
senrinine
teldanine
varpenine
— 10 —
abustanine
balosanine
centrenine
detavenine
ebastinine
fenoranine
galulonine
icosrinine
ledorinine
mantranine
navalanine
pentronine
quartinine
ramoconine
selutinine
talotanine
valipenine
xinezinine
— 11 —
acinofenine
banefgonine
centazonine
demotrinine
emalitinine
fafvuranine
ganficonine
imatitonine
ladrogenine
maluphenine
naxibrinine
parbidinine
quinitonine
recrotinine
serbabinine
telletinine
urisominine
ventipanine
— 12 —
aconophanine
baldrifinine
centridonine
dibhustanine
emipormunine
gentrofynine
imbomylinine
lenocenonine
meatastanine
nefectaonine
pelquinonine
rapatalonine
temoceginine
vassingenine
— 13 —
allianiponine
batamethanine
cidotraninine
deldoycronine
enapirodinine
ganoprominine
indolestonine
kinsaethanine
lecoprobenine
marisocronine
northrerinine
paralculanine
raziclpronine
seltrhfylnine
testrocainine
venptostenine
— 14 —
actipatiginine
benzanethanine
camidomphenine
dichlorphenine
etramomthanine
fentertiginine
istipicifenine
lepodriquonine
medrobetmanine
nefrolustinine
pentatercanine
seltamolfonine
tetofloctenine

7 · Smoothly soothes — the –caines

A little bit of nexacaine on a wound and you won't feel a thing.

— 8 —
bancaine
emucaine
imocaine
silcaine
tescaine
— 9 —
aclicaine
bericaine
cimocaine
ecuocaine
ferecaine
gapmcaine
icnocaine
kenocaine
letocaine
mexocaine
nexacaine
pallcaine
redocaine
sectcaine
tarocaine
— 10 —
alidacaine
bandtcaine
centocaine
denticaine
emilocaine
fentocaine
gampacaine
impmacaine
kentecaine
ladricaine
metracaine
netrocaine
oximucaine
pantocaine
rerpacaine
sertacaine
termacaine
vavfycaine
— 11 —
adronicaine
bentrocaine
galimycaine
hentrocaine
imbonacaine
kallascaine
lezinocaine
methylcaine
nibriscaine
penetacaine
quasalcaine
rerapycaine
sentrocaine
telinecaine
— 12 —
alfagrecaine
bistipacaine
centomicaine
estarcicaine
galmoxocaine
imodicecaine
mantolacaine
northrocaine
penanfocaine
restolocaine
sulfolucaine
tenthricaine
— 13 —
antiethycaine
entrodrocaine
fentionicaine
intiminocaine
norfydrocaine
penittelcaine
relonolacaine
testotrocaine
— 14 —
andronolucaine
banthrolocaine
etratrifucaine
gentibidacaine
methynedacaine
pentopinicaine

8 · Fights back — the –cillins

Foreign invaders are no match for the latest variant of badergicillin.

— 8 —
docillin
incillin
— 9 —
barcillin
icocillin
malcillin
vescillin
— 10 —
alfacillin
bimocillin
dicocillin
esvocillin
impocillin
kalocillin
lamocillin
muticillin
pericillin
senicillin
timocillin
vanacillin
— 11 —
aminocillin
baloncillin
ekitocillin
fenticillin
iminecillin
kipracillin
ledrocillin
mectocillin
pellacillin
quinecillin
serbicillin
termacillin
vertocillin
— 12 —
amtomicillin
barilucillin
gentiocillin
imoprocillin
letinocillin
metimucillin
nephricillin
pentracillin
renucicillin
teroxacillin
— 13 —
badergicillin
centobicillin
eximabicillin
laglyrocillin
mecurpicillin
nacciricillin
pentoumcillin
theroxocillin
— 14 —
betafinocillin
inglotiocillin
percantocillin
sertiphocillin

9 · Ancient medicine — the –ycins

Rumor is that udomycin comes from fungus that grows on certain parts of cows. But really, nobody knows.

— 8 —
alomycin
barbycin
dermycin
egamycin
imamycin
leezycin
morxycin
pertycin
sincycin
teprycin
udomycin
— 9 —
aclomycin
balomycin
camisycin
deximycin
emdimycin
fovemycin
gantrycin
icoaxycin
kaxamycin
lenomycin
metamycin
nemulycin
paramycin
ratomycin
sexocycin
tefomycin
vanimycin
— 10 —
alifomycin
baclazycin
centohycin
dibromycin
elaromycin
fentimycin
gentomycin
imalomycin
kalmomycin
ledromycin
mantomycin
natromycin
pantobycin
ranafhycin
selkomycin
tectamycin
valmomycin
— 11 —
aclefomycin
balacomycin
centramycin
deletomycin
emathamycin
fulpremycin
gamutamycin
imminemycin
lenfrimycin
mepaxidycin
nerolamycin
pangetbycin
quinaclycin
remazonycin
seremylycin
tamopomycin
valoxamycin
— 12 —
alfunnemycin
bamneramycin
diclodomycin
ercrolomycin
ferlonomycin
ganostamycin
imcairimycin
letophomycin
marbinomycin
narbetamycin
pelbetamycin
rexopromycin
serbitomycin
tafofrimycin
vatithamycin
— 13 —
alfaginamycin
balfolromycin
dichloromycin
emimestomycin
ferrinoplycin
imcitadolycin
lestaclimycin
mantogremycin
norphenimycin
pantrolimycin
siclocolmycin
telivedicycin
— 14 —
actinocarmycin
bicolbutimycin
chloroenomycin
eltoshemamycin
gentenadomycin
imodohogamycin
kencocomimycin
methylanomycin
pentiquinmycin
ramiprenamycin
talpheshamycin
venishenoxycin

10 · New technologies await — the –virs

All astronauts must now take two doses of pantimaltavir as a precaution.

— 6 —
alovir
banvir
emovir
kenvir
penvir
— 7 —
adrovir
balevir
dinovir
genevir
iclyvir
linovir
medavir
nefovir
penevir
quarvir
ramivir
temovir
valivir
— 8 —
alflovir
balmivir
cenmavir
dermevir
ecthavir
fermovir
indravir
kinnuvir
lectovir
nefluvir
oxonivir
pentivir
restevir
serbevir
tentavir
ventivir
xydrivir
— 9 —
allolovir
balynevir
embitevir
ferolivir
gadilovir
iblosivir
kenolavir
laxitavir
nacinivir
paritovir
renonivir
sergofvir
tegabivir
vartrovir
— 10 —
alopolovir
baflenovir
diclofavir
endatlivir
ixryasevir
northrivir
paloglevir
restomavir
sertumavir
teneflovir
— 11 —
alilathevir
borotehivir
embroprovir
intralmovir
lixacycevir
monpretovir
perdabrevir
synonshavir
terglumavir
— 12 —
antimatlavir
pentimurovir
sulfavinavir
terinobravir
vavinactyvir
— 13 —
bisoprospovir
methylteravir
vavitinoxivir
— 14 —
cicloniephovir

11 · Keeping growth at bay — the –mabs

You can say what you want about big pharma, but imomab really works.

— 6 —
alomab
imomab
ulomab
— 7 —
actimab
balomab
embamab
immumab
ketomab
ledomab
parimab
ramumab
uriumab
vetamab
— 8 —
alinomab
bactimab
emigamab
fermamab
gentimab
inazumab
leopimab
mestamab
nerhimab
penhimab
sulfumab
valpymab
— 9 —
antisomab
bentepmab
doxalamab
kenthumab
morthamab
nexpromab
pentiimab
tarprumab
— 10 —
glutatamab
imatopamab
lermufimab
monorbimab
nitranamab
pirbudamab
rasteramab
somthiumab
tidipromab
veriocimab
— 11 —
aldenolomab
binthoximab
ferlitromab
glyprosimab
loxenopimab
norcortamab
pentepromab
— 12 —
antinatramab
benodophimab
grongrebimab
temethobimab
— 13 —
echanthiinmab
ventotonfamab
— 14 —
alphroneoxymab
bromolicidumab

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