Saturday, July 5, 2014
POSP stringer Tim had some time on his hands...so here is another vocabulary list.
1a. The food of the Greek and Roman gods.
1b. The ointment or perfume of the gods.
2. Something extremely pleasing to taste or smell.
3. A dessert made of oranges and shredded coconut.
1. Moving from place to place, itinerant, shifting.
2. [Medicine]: Patient able to walk.
Existing before a war, especially, existing before the Civil War.
1. Informal: Wrong end foremost' completely backwards.
2. Informal: In a backward or thoroughly mixed up fashion.
1. To tease or annoy with persistent petty attacks.
2. To move or obtain by small maneuvers.
1. Mild or merciful in disposition, lenient, compassionate.
2. [Of temperature] mild or temperate, pleasant
1. Given to or characterized by excessive drinking or eating.
2. Suffering from or due to such excess.
1. Hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence.
2. Reserved, unassertive.
A valley with steeply sloping sides.
A poem or song in honor of a bridegroom and bride.
1. To constitute outward evidence of.
2. To display clearly, reveal.
To disturb the composure of, disconcert, daunt.
Informal. any of various insects that sting or bite, especially a large American mosquito, Psorophora ciliata.
Being at once relevant and appropriate, fitting.
To explain away, extenuate, gloss over.
1. Not harmonious, incompatible.
2. Not conforming, disagreeing.
3. Inconsistent within itself.
1. A list or collection of proper names.
2. A list or collection of specialized terms as those used in a particular field.
1. Foreign, alien, coming from abroad.
2. Wandering, traveling, migrating.
To continue to exist, last.
To talk incessantly and pointlessly, babble.
To utter in empty or foolish talk.
1. A person who speaks falsely, liar, mythomaniac.
2. Speaking to avoid the truth, quibbler, equivocator.
Laughing, smiling, cheerful.
1. Conceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature.
2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sophomore.
To sprinkle or scatter.
1. Making or having a harsh sound, grating, creaking, such as insects or hinges.
2. Having a shrill or irritating quality or character such as writing.