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@...>
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> 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
> 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.
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"
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