Nonsensical game names interpreted by online dictionaries

Disgaea suggests: Dosages (administrations of medicine in doses) suggests: Diastole (a rhythmically recurrent expansion; especially the dilatation of the cavities of the heart during which they fill with blood)

Metroid suggests: Metros (the underground electric railways of Paris, France, Montreal, Canada, Washington, D.C., and other cities) suggests: Meteoroid (a meteor particle itself without relation to the phenomena it produces when entering the earth's atmosphere)

Kwirk suggests: Kwic (of or designating an alphabetical concordance of the principal terms in a text showing every occurrence of each term surrounded by a few words of the context) suggests: Crore (a unit of value equal to ten million rupees [the currency of India, not Hyrule - Ed])

deSPIRIA suggests: Despairer (one who has given up hope) suggests: Diaspora (the settling of scattered colonies of Jews outside Palestine after the Babylonian exile)

Etrian Odyssey suggests: Aterian (of or indicating a Middle Paleolithic industry of northwestern Africa and the Sahara) suggests: Terrain (a geographic area)

Draglade suggests: Draggled (soiled by dragging over damp ground or in mud) suggests: Lake Garda (a lake in northern Italy)

Ontamarama suggests: Intemerate (inviolate; undefiled; unsullied; pure) suggests: Antimalarial (serving to prevent, control, or cure malaria)

Cubivore: Survival of the Fittest suggests: Cubiform (having the shape of a cube) suggests: Cuba libre (a cocktail made with rum, lime juice, and cola)

Galeoz suggests: Gales (very strong winds) suggests: Gloze (an obsolete word for gloss)

Growlanser suggests: Growliness (resembling a growl in pitch and harshness; irritable) suggests: Granulose (having a surface roughened with small particles)

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