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Word of the Week: Posterize

28 Jan

Posterize v. to print a picture using only a few shades of gray

She posterized the image of herself to hide all the unsightly blemishes.


Word of the Week: Sedulous

7 Jan

Sedulous adj. Working hard and steady; diligent, constant, persistent.

Boxer was an extremely sedulous horse, pulling the hay carts through the crowded renaissance streets at a steady, constant pace, never once faltering on his way to the market.

Word of the Week: Hippopotomonstroses-quipedaliaphobia

17 Dec

I’m not going to bother with whether it’s an adjective or noun or what-not because the word is too darn long.
Definition: the fear of long words.
Lily’s hippopotomontrosesquipadaliaphobia kept her from winning the spelling bee, she couldn’t bring herself to spell a word longer than eleven letters.

Word of the Week: Canoodle

9 Nov

First of all, I would like to apologize for not posting this on Saturday, I kind of forgot for some reason and…yeah. So here it is!

Canoodle: adj. to hug or kiss

Sue affectionately canoodled her cat, glad that she had made it home safely.

Word of the Week: Aquabob

29 Oct

Aquabob: n. an icicle

The one thing that irritates Santa Claus more than reindeer poop on his fancy sleigh paint-job is the presence of spiky aquabobs that create a drag on his ride’s lift.

Word of the Week: Huderon

22 Oct

Huderon: adj. lazy
The huderon cat lay in the sun, it’s huge girth melting over the floor like butter on a pancake.

Word of the Week: Askance

15 Oct

Askance: adv. With suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval.

The undercover NCIS agent looked askance at the criminals offer, trying to decide if he should arrest the man then and there or find out more about his secret operation.

Word of the Week: Vociferous

8 Oct

Vociferous: adj. Loud, noisy, or vehement in making ones feelings know; calamorous.

I am often known for being vociferous when debating my side of the story after getting in trouble.

Word of the Week: Quidditative

1 Oct

Quidditative: adj. quirky, odd, eccentric

Mr. and Mrs. Green were a quidditative couple, with Mrs. Green shaving her head and Mr. Green growing out his hair and both of them practicing the art of yodeling while standing on their hands. Oh, and both were skilled in the art of farting underwater.

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