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Weekly Vocab #2.1.26 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, June 22, 2007, 4:09
Last posted: October 11th, 2003

> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...> > > 1. inspiration > Whither the inspiration? > > 2. heaven > If I go up to the heavens, it is absent. > > 3. pit > If I descend into a pit, it is not there. > > 4. wing > If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea... > > 5. to guide > even there I search for my muse to guide me. > > 6. nothing > I find nothing in its place. > > 7. creativity > My creativity fails me, and my inventiveness does not last. > > 8. miserable > I am become a miserable creature to behold, without originality, without > thought. > > 9. to succeed > I determine to succeed alone, without my muse's control. > > 10. beside > Achieving all I reach for alone, I see she has been beside me the whole time. > > ~wright
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: - Little Missouri, n. a river that rises in northeastern Wyoming and flows through Montana and South Dakota to join the Missouri River in North Dakota - rebury, v. bury again; "After the king's body had been exhumed and tested to traces of poison, it was reburied in the same spot" 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.