Weekly Vocab 8
|From:||Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, May 18, 2003, 18:38|
1. kilogram (appropriate unit of weight or mass for you and your
I need a kilogram of flour.
It's for the bread that I must serve to my cousin.
He has a fever.
He is delirious with it, hallucinating that I am a (conculturally
The illness requires expensive medicine.
6. witch / quack / healer / shaman
The witch says that her cure only requires a few yams.
I thought, if her cure turns out to be useless, I can still order the
The witch concocted a simple poultice of yams.
9. to assure
S/he assured me that it couldn't fail no matter what.
10. to work, succeed
I am certain it would have worked if she had told me to put it on my
cousin's chest rather than eating it!
(That is to say, I ate it since it was made of yams.)