Weekly Vocab #2.1.28 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, June 29, 2007, 4:09|
Last posted: November 10th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> Isidora reminded me of the duties I had been shirking. Thanks, Isidora. (And
> that's without sarcasm.)
> 1. alley
> I got lost in an alley the other day.
> 2. thug
> Two thugs appeared out of nowhere.
> 3. knife
> They had long knives.
> 4. mug
> I think they were trying to mug me, but they didn't say much.
> 5. police / civil guard
> Before they reached me, the police arrived.
> 6. brawl
> There was a bit of a brawl.
> 7. to imprison
> The thieves didn't want to be imprisoned.
> 8. to surrender
> At last, one surrendered, but the other was already dead.
> 9. corpse
> His corpse is loose and flabby like fat cut from a steak.
> 10. god(s)
> God/The gods alone will judge him now.
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:
- Euphausiacea, n.
small commonly luminescent crustaceans; important element of marine plankton:
- play, v.
perform on a certain location; "The prodigy played Carnegie Hall at the age of
16"; "She has been playing on Broadway for years"
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