Weekly Vocab #2.1.31 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 20, 2007, 4:07|
Last posted: December 7th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> Missed a week due to illness.
> 1. oil
> If I'm to bake today, I need some oil.
> 2. shop (noun)
> There's a shop down the road.
> 3. to stroll
> I stroll towards it.
> 4. flood
> A flood springs up and blocks the road.
> 5. another
> I turn to take another route.
> 6. to split
> The earth splits beneath my feet, but I jump across just in time.
> 7. to bleed
> I fell, though, and now my shin is bleeding.
> 8. to continue
> I continue toward the shop.
> 9. army
> The army stands to prevent access to the shop!
> 10. to run
> I run in regardless, grab the oil, fling some money on the counter, and run
> back out!
> 11. home
> But now I can't get home past the flood and ravine.
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:
- binoculars, n.
an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes
- sack, v.
plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"
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