Weekly Vocab #2.1.29 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 6, 2007, 4:06|
Last posted: November 16th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> 1. to calculate
> As a magistrate, I must calculate the amount of surplus food the area creates.
> 2. waste
> Food waste is dreadfully common.
> 3. to regulate
> The government must therefore regulate sales and supply.
> 4. famine
> Only these laws stave off famine.
> 5. control
> Farmers don't like this level of control.
> 6. spade
> They might revolt with spades and pitchforks.
> 7. to quake
> I'm quaking in my boots.
> 8. fortress
> If they do revolt, they shall never take the fortress.
> 9. to besiege
> I just hope they don't manage to besiege the place.
> 10. day
> That would just ruin my day.
> *sigh* I really need some new topics. I can't do peasant revolts every week,
> can I?
Bonus Vocab from WordNet:
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or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up
different words and/or phrases:
- Nahum, n.
an Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh
- oxygenize, v.
dehydrogenate with oxygen
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