Sunday, May 25, 2014
POSP stringer Tim's well of words spill over this May.
1. A person learning the letters of the alphabet.
2. A beginner in any field of learning.
A side of the mountaqin receiving direct sunlight.
[In ancient Greek tragedy] the critical moment of recognition or discovery, especially preceding peripeteia.
Complete and confident composure or self-assurance, poise.
1. Of or pertaining to the nature of an axiom, obvious, self-evident.
Sour milk that has thickened or curdled.
Of or pertaining to goats.
1. A group of people who associate closely.
2. An exclusive group, clique.
3. From the French meaning a group of farmers.
Marked by or involving extraordinarily accurate and vivid recall especially of visual images.
1. To burst into bloom; blossom.
2. [Chemistry]: a. To change either throughout or on the surface to a mealy or powdery substance upon exposure to air, as a crystalline substance through loss of water of crystallization. b. To become incrusted or covered with crystals of salt or the like through evaporation or chemical change.
1. Tending to break up into parts.
2. Creating disunity or dissension, divisive.
1. A cat.
2. Old female cat.
Ostentatiously learned, pedantic.
1. A fancy dish, delicacy.
2. A showy trifle, trinket.
To treat as an object of great interest or importance.
1. A divergence from moral conduct, rectitude ect. immorality; dishonesty or the like.
2. The state of obliquity.
1. Focused or centered on the mother.
2. Of, pertaining to, or designating a family unit or structure headed by the mother and lacking a father permanently or for extended periods.
A mixture often of incongruous elements.
1. Air or bearing especially as expressive of attitude or personality, demeanor.
2. Appearance, aspect.
1. To annoy, irritate, provoke.
2. To sting as a nettle does.
1. Capable of laughing.
2. Disposed to laugh.
3. Arousing or provoking laughter.
4. Associated with, relating to or used in laughter.
[Music.] A movement or passage of light or playful character, especially as the second or third movement of a sonata or a symphony.
1. A piece of privately issued paper currency; especially, one poorly secured and depreciated in value.
2. A piece of paper money in denominations of less than one dollar.
An act or instance of fighting a shadow or an imaginary enemy.
Foamy, foamlike\frothy like.
1a. Slender, lithe.
1b. Having even and smooth lines, sleek.
2. Urbane, suave.
1. A mania characterized by an uncontrollable impulse to dance, especially as prevalent in southern Italy from the 15th to the 17th century, popularly attributed to the bite of the tarantula. Also, tarentism.
1. The willful distortion or depreciation of the original meaning of a word.
2. A person who willfully distorts the meaning of a word.