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Weekly Vocab #2.1.19 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, May 4, 2007, 4:08
Last posted: August 23rd, 2003

> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...> > > Didn't go for storied interconnectedness this time. I was being lazy. > 1. thread (n.) > A thread hangs from my shirt. > > 2. to sort > I sort my clothing by condition and style. > > 3. boy > There's a grubby boy staring through the window. > > 4. sandwich > If I paid him, perhaps he would make me a sandwich. > > 5. shadow > "The barriers between us have collapsed, and we have become...our own > shadows." > > 6. to burst > When will this boil burst? > > 7. dwarf > A one-armed dwarf throws dice along the wharf. > > 8. to sail > The SS Sycophant is sailing to the other side of the world. > > 9. cattle > Cattle clutter its decks. > > 10. to twist > The strong man at the circus twists iron bars every night to the applause > of his audience. > > > ~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: - juice, n. any of several liquids of the body; "digestive juices" - play, v. perform music on (a musical instrument); "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?" 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.