Weekly Vocab #1.2.10 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 22, 2006, 4:01|
Last posted: January 26th, 2003
> From: Aidan Grey <grey@...>
> After a nice little break, the exercises are back. Since I was absent for
> so long, I've got two sets, continuing with the list.
> I'm finding it difficult to come up with "topics" for the context
> sentences, it would be a great help. This is why the second set is "up for
> grabs". Make up your own context sentences... highlight a special feature
> of your conlang.
> Here we go:
> Vocab #10a
> Topic: negation
> 1. bathe
> He didn't bathe yesterday.
> 2. narrow
> This road isn't that narrow.
> 3. jealous
> I am not jealous!
> 4. sting
> Luckily, the hornet didn't sting me.
> 5. who
> Who wouldn't?
> 6. grief
> She couldn't come to grips with her grief.
> 7. decrease
> The profits have not decreased for 2 years.
> 8. annoy
> You couldn't annoy me if you tried.
> 9. camera
> That is not a camera - it's a calculator.
> 10. boot
> She doesn't like boots.
> Don't boot him out!
> Vocab #10b
> topic: Up for grabs
> 1. her
> 2. poor
> 3. sexual
> 4. origin
> 5. wise
> 6. cut
> 7. active
> 8. among
> 9. service
> 10. his
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:
- denticulate leaf, n.
a leaf having a finely toothed margin; minutely dentate
- animate, v.
give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate
my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
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