Saturday, February 4, 2012
Again, thanks to POSP stringer Tim...the "word man".
1. Having wings, winged.
2. Having membranous expansions like wings.
The winged form of an insect when both winged and wingless forms occur in the species.
1. The recollection or remembrance of the past.
2. Platonism. Recollection of the Ideas, which the soul had known in a previous existence, especially by means of reasoning.
3. The medical history of a patient.
4. Immunology. A prompt immune response to a previously encountered antigen, characterized by more rapid onset and greater effectiveness of antibody and T cell reaction than during the first encounter, as after a booster shot in a previously immunized person.
5. (Often initial capital letter) a prayer in a Eucharistic service, recalling the Passion, Resurrection, and Ascension of Christ.
A crossbow especially of medieval times.
1. A bubble.
2. Medicine/medical: A blister or vesicle.
1. A whirring sound.
2. Emphasis in statement, speech, etc.
3. A whirring sound.
Providing an unambiguous criterion or guideline especially in law.
Lacking all or most of the hair on the head, bald.
1. A song, poem, or hymn especially of praise.
2. One of the non-metrical hymns or chants, chiefly from the Bible, used in church services.
1. To overcome the distrust or hostility of, placate, win over.
2. To win or gain (goodwill, regard, or favor).
3. To make compatible, reconcile.
4. To become agreeable or reconciled.
1. A termination or ending, as the final line of a verse.
2. Grammar. A termination, ending, or suffix of a word.
1. A woman who is the senior member of a group, class, or profession.
2. Main bitch in charge.
A boardwalk or slatted flooring laid on a wet, muddy, or cold surface -- usually used in plural.
1a. A substance held to be capable of changing metals into gold.
1b. A substance held to be capable of extending life.
1d. A medicinal concoction.
2. A sweetened usually alcoholic liquid.
To reason earnestly with someone against something that person intends to do or has done.
Concerned with declarations of war and treaties of peace.
1. A strong cotton and linen fabric.
2. High-flown or affected writing or speech; broadly; anything high-flown or affected in style.
1. Having a stale smell; moldy, musty.
2. Old-fashioned or out-of-date, as architecture, furnishings, or the like.
3. Stubbornly conservative or old-fashioned, fogyish.
Extravagant boasting, boastful talk.
To boast extravagantly, bluster.
Having the purpose of its existence or occurrence apart from itself.
Of or pertaining to winter, wintry.
Appropriate, fit, suitable, apt.
1. To insert (as a day) in a calendar.
2. To insert between or among existing elements or layers.
1. The act or process of introducing something additional or extraneous between other parts.
2. Something interpolated, as a passage introduced into a text.
A. The process of determining the value of a function between two points at which it has prescribed values.
B. A similar process using more than two points at which the function has prescribed values.
C. The process of approximating a given function by using its values at a discrete set of points.
Misconduct or malfeasance in public office, at one time also known asjobbery.
1. Courage and fortitude.
2. Disposition or temperament.
1. Biting and caustic in thought, manner, or style, incisive.
2. Burning, pungent.
1. An innovation in language, as a new word, term, or expression.
2. The use of new words, terms, or expressions.
1. The introduction of something new; innovation.
2. Law: The substitution of a new obligation for an old one, usually by the substitution of a new debtor or of a new creditor.
1. Leftover, scrap of food that remains after a meal is finished.
2. A scrap, a piece of trash that is left over from any job, as cleaning up the orts on a construction site.
1. Intended for display, open to view.
2. Being such in appearance, plausible rather than demonstrably true or real.
1. To eulogize; to deliver or write a panegyric about.
2. To indulge in panegyric, bestow praises.
The juxtaposition of words that have a common derivation, as in “sense and sensibility.”
1. Having keen mental perception and understanding, discerning.
2. Archaic. Having keen vision.
1. A suitcase that opens into two compartments connected at the bottom by a hinge.
2. (Language) A blend, two words or morphemes that have been smushed together, as smog is a portmanteau word made up of smoke and fog.
1. Reckless extravagance.
2. Shameless dissoluteness.
3. Great abundance.
1. Vulgarly showy, cheap and tacky, tawdry.
2. Rakish, devilishly attractive, seductively disreputable with a 'devil-may-care' attitude .
A person who gives reports (as at a meeting of a learned society).
1. An obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction.
2. Any of several fishes of the family Echeneididae, having on the top of the head a sucking disk by which they can attach themselves to sharks, turtles, ships, and other moving objects.
1. Something given in compensation for inconvenience, loss or injury.
2. Law. Damages awarded to a plaintiff as compensation for personal suffering or grief arising from an injury.
1. A breach of good manners or etiquette.
2. A nonstandard or ungrammatical usage, as unflammable and they was.
3. Any error, impropriety, or inconsistency.
Chiefly dialect, endure.
1. Having a glutinous consistency, sticky, adhesive.
2. Botany: Covered by a sticky substance.
noun (often capitalized)
1. Mental depression or apathy caused by comparison of the actual state of the world with an ideal state.
2. A mood of sentimental sadness.