Weekly Vocab #2.1.15 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 6, 2007, 4:15|
Last posted: July 19th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> Just got back from college orientation.
> Roger Mills commented that the themes in my vocab are a bit baroque. Well,
> I figured that most concultures would have gone through a bow-and-arrow
> polytheistic stage, but many have not gone through more advanced stages.
> 1. cream
> Cats enjoy eating cream.
> 2. thin
> This cat is thin, so he must not have eaten much of anything, much less
> 3. to promise
> I promise to care for the cat from now until Ragarnok [Norse mythology:
> end of the world].
> 4. to interrupt
> Ragarnok interrupted my oath.
> 5. lightning
> Lightning flashes brightly, not waiting for the previous bolt to stop
> before the next one crashes down
> 6. unison
> Thunder sounds in unison with the lightning.
> 7. shelter
> There is no shelter from the terrible storms and earthquakes.
> 8. ancient
> Ancient buildings are ruined by the floods and warring deities.
> 9. protest
> Environmentalists lodge a protest with the gods regarding the destruction
> of the planet.
> 10. spite
> In spite, Loki and Thor rip the world to tiny pieces.
> 11. to regenerate
> Odin, responding to the environmentalists' pleas, regenerates the universe.
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:
- pavane, n.
a stately court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries
- clot, v.
cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
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