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Elongated August 23, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 3:16 am

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.

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Osculation

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 3:14 am

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

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 3:12 am

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

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 12:38 am

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

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 12:35 am

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

Filed under: Uncategorized — MELODRAMANIAC @ 12:30 am

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.