Friday, October 4, 2013
Thanks to POSP stringer Tim.
1. Being mixed up, confused.
1. Psychology: A recalling to memory, recollection.
2. Medicine:The complete history recalled and recounted by a patient.
3. Christianity: Memorial characteristic in Eucharist.
Characterized by windings and turnings, sinuous, circuitous, an anfractuous path.
To initiate with ceremonies calculated to ensure good luck; inaugurate.
A scientific expert; especially : one involved in technological research.
A detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.
Rubbishy nonsense, baloney, bull.
A joining or adjustment of parts to one another.
1. (Sometimes lowercase) gigantic, vast.
2. Of or characteristic of the Cyclops.
3. (Usually lowercase) Architecture, Building Trades: Formed with or containing large, undressed stones fitted closely together without the use of mortar: a cyclopean wall.
To assert under oath, testify.
Bursting apart, bursting open.
1. Worthless trash, junk.
2. Excrement, dung.
The state of being edacious, voraciousness, appetite.
1. A confidential agent; especially, one exercising unsuspected or unofficial power.
2. A respected authority, specifically, an elder statesman.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a youth of ancient Greece or a young man.
1. To bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight.
2. To make pale.
3. To deprive of natural vigor, make feeble.
An object (as a dish or an article of clothing) that may be contaminated with infectious organisms and serve in their transmission.
1. To talk or act foolishly.
2. To waste time, trifle, fool.
An Eurasian perennial herb (Dictamnus albus) of the rue family with flowers that emit an aromatic flammable vapor in hot weather.
1. To act in a foolish or frivolous manner, trifle.
2. To waste foolishly (often followed by away): He fribbled away one opportunity after another.
1. A foolish or frivolous person, trifler.
2. Anything trifling or frivolous.
A brief moment of emotional excitement, shudder, thrill.
1. Being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be replaced by another equal part or quantity in the satisfaction of an obligation.
1. A lump or mass.
2. A fragment or piece, especially of raw flesh.
The scientific study of systems of writing.
Jjin-er-kee, gahy-ner-, jahy-ner
Government by women.
1. Renewal, restoration, renovation; repair.
2. Obsolete. An act of instituting something, establishment.
Marked by hot temper and easily provoked anger.
Readily or frequently changing: As,
A. Readily or continually undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown.
B. Characterized by wide fluctuations (as in blood pressure).
C. Emotionally unstable.
Impudently bold, saucy.
A figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one thing for that of another of which it is an attribute or with which it is associated.
1. A single unit or entity.
2. Biology. a. any simple, single-celled organism. b. any of various small, flagellate, colorless ameboids with one to three flagella, especially of the genus Monas.
3. Chemistry. an element, atom, or group having a valence of one.
4. Philosophy. a. (in the metaphysics of Leibniz) an unextended, indivisible, and indestructible entity that is the basic or ultimate constituent of the universe and a microcosm of it. b. (in the philosophy of Giordano Bruno) a basic and irreducible metaphysical unit that is spatially and psychically individuated. c. any basic metaphysical entity, especially having an autonomous life.
1. With equal pace or progress, side by side.
2. Without partiality, equably, fairly.
1. Pertaining to poetry.
2. Pertaining to Mount Parnassus.
3. Of, pertaining to, or noting a school of French poets of the latter half of the 19th century, characterized chiefly by a belief in art for art's sake, by an emphasis on metrical form, and by the repression of emotive elements: so called from Le Parnasse Contemporain, the title of their first collection of poems, published in 1866.
4. A member of the Parnassian school of French poets.
Covered with hair, especially soft hair, furry.
1. Made of an alloy of copper and zinc used especially to imitate gold in jewelry.
2. Counterfeit or spurious.
An inferior poet, a writer of indifferent verse.
A subtlety or quibble.
A recast or adaptation, as of a literary or musical work.
1. Full of difficulties.
2. Having a rough surface because of minute points or projections.
3. Indecent or scandalous; risqué, obscene: scabrous books.
Pertaining to or occurring in late summer.
1. Endless and unavailing, as labor or a task.
2. Of or pertaining to Sisyphus.
To spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light, flush, fill.
1. A deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion.
2. A subtle, specious, or crafty argument.
3. Deductive reasoning.
1. Evasion of straightforward action or clear-cut statement, equivocation.
2. Desertion of a cause, position, party, or faith.
1. Shade, shadow.
2a. Vague suggestion, hint.
2b. Reason for doubt.
3. A feeling of resentment at some often fancied slight or insult.
A person of a weak or sickly constitution; especially, one whose chief concern is his or her ill health.
1. To utter a loud, harsh cry, to yelp, squawk, or bawl.
2. Slang. to talk noisily and foolishly or complainingly.
1. A harsh cry.
2. Slang. a. raucous or querulous speech. b. a noisy, foolish utterance.