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Elongated August 23, 2011

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8/22/11.

elongated (ih-long-atid) v., Having grown or been made longer; unusually long in relation to its width.

She expressed her lack of enthusiasm for her elongated bang situation.

 

Osculation

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8/21/11.

osculation (os-kyuh-ley-shuhn) n., The act of kissing; a kiss.

He took her out for dinner, and she showed her appreciation with osculation.

 

Unorthodox

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8/20/11.

unorthodox (uhn-awr-thuh-doks) adj., Not conforming to rules, traditions, or modes of conduct, as of a doctrine, religion, or philosophy, etc.

Her unorthodox approach to vacuuming afforded her a clean carpet without any physical exertion.

 

Dearth August 20, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 4:52 pm

8/19/11.

dearth (durth) n., An inadequate supply; scarcity; lack.

She was distressed upon discovering a dearth of Toaster’s food.

 

Quotidian

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8/18/11.

quotidian (kwoh-tid-ee-uhn) adj., Occurring daily; usual or customary; everyday.

She was inspired with vocabulary whilst sipping on her quotidian Slurpee.

 

Enigmatic

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8/16/11.

enigmatic (en-ig-mat-ik) adj., Resembling an enigma; perplexing; mysterious.

Once you take it out of the package, refolding a contour sheet becomes quite the enigmatic endeavor.

 

Smut

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8/16/11.

smut (smuht) n., Matter that soils or blackens.

The shelves, which had been sitting in her parent’s garage for 2 years, were saturated with smut.

 

Aerial

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8/15/11.

aerial (air-ee-uhl) adj., Of, in, or produced by the air; operating on a track or cable elevated above the ground; reaching far into the air; high; lofty.

She enjoyed an aerial view of Hershey Park from the Ferris wheel.

 

Frocks August 19, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 11:20 pm

8/14/11.

frocks (froks) n., Gowns or dresses worn by girls or women.

Julia and Sarah stood outside of Fell’s Point Corner Theatre looking rather fetching in their frilly frocks.

 

Congenial

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 11:18 pm

8/13/11.

congenial (kuhn-jeen-yuhl) adj., Suited or adapted in spirit, feeling, temper, etc.; compatible; having the same nature, disposition, or tastes.

Chris and Sarah are a couple so congenial their clothing often coordinates.