Nonsensical game names interpreted by online dictionaries

Hoshigami: Ruining Blue Earth suggests: Homogamy (interbreeding of individuals with like characteristics) suggests: Ischemia (deficient supply of blood to a body part that is due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood)

Yggdra Union: We'll Never Fight Alone suggests: Gotra (a Hindu clan tracing its paternal lineage from a common ancestor, usually a saint or sage) suggests: Hydra (a many-headed serpent or monster in Greek mythology)

Hexyz Force suggests: Hexes (a witchs spells or charms) suggests: Hexose (a monosaccharide, such as glucose, containing six carbon atoms in a molecule)

Virtual Hydlide suggests: Hydride (a binary compound formed by hydrogen and another, usually more electropositive, element or group) suggests: Alidade (a part of a surveying instrument consisting of the telescope and its attachments)

BlaZeon: The Bio-Cyborg Challenge suggests: Blazon (to set forth conspicuously or publicly; display; proclaim) suggests: Blazing (of outstanding power, speed, heat, or intensity)

DoDonPachi suggests: Gordon Pasha (a 19th century British general and administrator in China and Egypt) suggests: Daytona Beach (a city in northeast Florida)

Espgaluda suggests: Escalade (a scaling or mounting by means of ladders, especially in an assault upon a fortified place) suggests: Spatulate (shaped like a spatula)

Droplitz suggests: Droplets (little drops) suggests: Droplight (an electric light suspended by a cord or on a portable extension)


Double trouble! Two made-up words for the price of one! Its a neologism extravaganza!

Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy suggests: Isidia (coralloid outgrowths from the thallus in certain lichens) suggests: Duodecimo (a book size determined by printing on sheets folded to form 12 leaves, or 24 pages) suggests: Dissuade (to advise a person against something) suggests: Duodecimal (of, relating to, or proceeding by twelve or the scale of twelves)

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