Weekly Vocab #188.8.131.52 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 23, 2007, 4:08|
Last posted: May 25th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> I've been translating "As You Like It". Does it show?
> 1. to bequeath
> My father bequeathed me an education.
> 2. pittance
> He also left me a pittance: (insert proper sum in proper currency/rodent
> parts here).
> 3. to usurp / steal / connive to get
> My brother usurped my estates.
> 4. stable
> I am forced to sleep in the stable.
> 5. horse (or conculturally appropriate beast of burden)
> He [my brother] values the horses more than me.
> 6. worth
> Technically, humans aren't worth anything, but a horse is worth a good
> 7. to run away
> Perhaps I'll run away with his prized stallion.
> 8. courage
> I lack courage, though, or constance, so I will relinquish my plans.
> 9. to suffer
> I shall continue to suffer under my brother's culpable disinterest.
> 10. depressed
> I'm so depressed.
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:
- contradictory, n.
two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot
be false) at the same time
- vege out, v.
engage in passive relaxation; "After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of
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