Another fine selection of words from POSP stringer Tim.
Doing neither good nor harm, as a medicine.
1. A formal speech, especially one of an incontrovertible or hortatory nature.
2. A pronouncement delivered by the pope to a secret consistory, especially on a matter of policy or of general importance.
Manuscript, parchment, or book having writing on only one side of the leaves.
Pertaining to leave-taking or departing, valedictory.
Obsolete. A farewell address, valedictory.
1. Enthusiasm or dedication.
2. Eagerness, greediness.
A designer or aficionado of crossword puzzles.
To withdraw one's feelings of attachment from (a person, idea, or object), as in anticipation of a future loss: He decathected from her in order to cope with her impending death.
1. The imitation by a baby of the vocal sounds produced by others, occurring as a natural phase of childhood development.
2. Psychiatry. The uncontrollable and immediate repetition of words spoken by another person.
Of the hedgehog kind or family.
1. The beginning of anything.
2. The introductory part of an oration, treatise, etc.
1. Rising to a pointed top.
2. Zoology. Joined together in a tapering adhering group.
3. Botany. A. Erect and parallel, as branches. B. Having such branches.
1. Biography of saints or venerated persons.
2. Idealizing or idolizing biography.
Abnormally vivid or complete memory or recall of the past.
Of or pertaining to the semiconscious state prior to complete wakefulness.
Not politic, unwise.
Ill temper, colic, grumpiness.
1a. Of or relating to the walls of a part or cavity.
1b. Of, relating to, or forming the upper posterior wall of the head.
2. Attached to the main wall rather than the axis or a cross wall of a plant ovary — used of an ovule or a placenta.
3. Of or relating to college living or its regulation; especially : of or relating to the regulations governing the visiting privileges of members of the opposite sex in campus dormitories.
1. The act or procedure of folding.
2. The state or quality of being folded, a fold.
3. Surgery. A. The folding in and suturing of tucks, so as to tighten weakened or stretched tissue. B. The folding of an organ, as a section of the intestine, and the attaching of it to another organ or tissue.
The false ascription of a piece of writing to an author.
Being square or approximately square.
Objects or activities used to relate classroom teaching to the real life especially of peoples studied.
1. A row, rumpus.
2. A shindig.
1. A trivial or childish lie, fib.
2. Pretentious nonsense.
1. To expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation.
2. Violate, betray.
1. Having the guardianship of a person or a thing.
2. Of or relating to a guardian.
A private showing or preview of an art exhibition.
To complain, whine.