Weekly Vocab #2.1.3 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 12, 2007, 4:01|
Last posted: April 13th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> I almost forgot! Now I must commit seppuku.
> A tribute to _Les Miserables_ and Victor Hugo.
> 1. to steal
> Jean Valjean stole a loaf.
> 2. to arrest
> He was arrested.
> 3. prison
> In prison, Javert disliked Valjean.
> 4. punishment
> Javert dealt many punishments to Valjean.
> 5. to escape
> Finally, Valjean escaped while on a work detail.
> 6. business
> He set up a business that helped many people.
> 7. charity
> When people cried for charity, they cried for him.
> 8. to chase
> Javert chased Valjean to his [Valjean's] new hiding place.
> 9. to disappear
> Valjean disappeared to do one last act of charity.
> 10. suicide
> Valjean's kindness made Javert commit suicide.
> 11. argot
> Victor Hugo took a few chapters right in the middle of the revolution to
> talk about argot.
> He visto cosas que no podeís creer. Naves en fuego cerca del hombro de
> Orion. Mire los C-rayos brilla en la oscuridad cerca de la Puerta
> Tannhäuser. Todos de esos momentos se perdán en tiempo como lagrimas en la
> lluvia. Es el tiempo para morir.
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:
- Hygrotrama, n.
a genus of fungi belonging to the family Hygrophoraceae
- reship, v.
place on a ship again or transfer to another ship; "reship the cargo"
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