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Weekly Vocab #2.1.22 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, May 25, 2007, 4:14
Last posted: September 14th, 2003

> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...> > > Brought to you in part by Sluggy Freelance. > 1. employment > I seek employment if my liver will not burst from it. > > 2. relative (person related to you, that is) > Relatives are stereotyped as being evil. > > 3. offense > I don't know how he could possibly take offense from a simple greeting, > but he left in a huff. > > 4. to discourage > That discourages me because it may lose me my job. > > 5. monkey > We have our very own trickster monkey god here. Should I be happy or > afraid? > > 6. to disappoint > I fear that I have disappointed everyone else with an interesting nickname. > > 7. hammer > Argh. I just tripped over a hammer and landed on my nose. > > 8. pattern > The carpet has a pretty floral pattern on it. > > 9. annoyance > Sweeping the floor is a minor annoyance. > > 10. whisper > He strains to hear a whisper who refuses to hear a shout. > > Mr. Mills, I am glad I could be of service. > > ~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: - Patwin, n. a Copehan language spoken by the Patwin - clean out, v. empty completely; "We cleaned out all the drawers" 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.