Weekly Vocab #2.1.17 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 20, 2007, 4:14|
Last posted: August 2nd, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> 1. safe
> The police make sure that my house is safe.
> 2. rude
> They are very rude, however.
> 3. illegal
> They say that these herbs (hem-hem) are illegal.
> 4. witness
> They cannot prove my guilt without a witness.
> 5. foreign
> They say I'm a dirty foreign wretch, but I'm a naturalized citizen.
> 6. industry
> Foreigners are a vital part of industry, providing cheap labor at the
> expense of the native citizens.
> 7. supper
> All I know is, I'm earning my supper.
> 8. mud
> Actually, I know something else: my supper tastes like mud.
> 9. cupboard
> My cupboard is devoid of food, as is my refrigerator.
> 10. alcohol
> My significant other keeps a large amount of alcohol there, though.
> I may have to go nomail in less than a month due to college, but I'll keep
> up with the Weekly Vocab--I hope.
Bonus Vocab from WordNet:
This is randomly selected automatically, so in case it offends you
or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up
different words and/or phrases:
- unwieldiness, n.
the condition of being difficult to direct or control by reason of
complexity; "avoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes"; "the
onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations"
- nudge, v.
to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter
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