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Weekly Vocab #1.2.7 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, December 15, 2006, 4:01
Last posted: November 29th, 2002

> From: Aidan Grey <grey@...> > > Wow, this week it's even on time! > > > topic: non-finite clauses > > 1. machinery > To repair machinery is difficult. > 2. into > Entering into machinery is a serious matter. > 3. wicked > She wants to be a wicked woman. > 4. mid- > Mid-century, being a wicked woman was dangerous. > 5. turn > It's your turn. > He needs to turn around. > 6. historical > They want to study historical documents. > 7. upset > We are upset about his coming. > 8. him > We need to tell him. > 9. damage > They are trying to damage our reputation. > It took a lot of damage in the battle. > 10. apparatus > This apparatus needs to be repaired. > > Aidan
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: - minor suit, n. ( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs - unsheathe, v. draw from a sheath or scabbard; "the knight unsheathed his sword" 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.


Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>