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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: krill - 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" Fiant verba! ---- If you want to post your own weekly vocab, please do not send it to the list directly. To prevent unbalanced amounts of new vocab, send it to <weeklyvocab@...> in order to enqueue it in the regular weekly posting process. Just write a mail as if addressing the list directly -- it will be forwarded as is.


Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>