Friday, September 12, 2014
Some kool words from POSP stringer Tim.
1. A brief survey or sketch, outline.
2. An immediate impression, especially an intuitive insight.
The raising of an issue by claiming not to mention it.
Lacking all or most of the hair on the head, bald.
An ardent longing, as for something lost.
To remove the ambiguity from, make unambiguous.
Having two contrasting aspects, especially duplicitous, two-faced.
1a. An ornamental stand for plants or flowers.
1b. A large usually ceramic flowerpot holder.
2. A garnish for meat consisting of several cooked vegetables cut into pieces.
1. Dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject, brilliantly playful, lambent wit.
2. Running or moving lightly over a surface, lambent tongues of flame.
1. Resembling or having the properties of oil, oily, also, containing or producing oil.
2. Marked by an offensively ingratiating manner or quality.
1. To kiss.
2. To bring into close contact or union.
1. A selection from a book.
2. A portion of sacred writing read in a divine service, lesson; lection.
1. [Obsolete]. The love of learning and literature.
2. The study of literary texts and of written records, the establishment of their authenticity and their original form and the determination of their meaning.
An abnormal desire to eat substances (as chalk or ashes) not normally eaten.
Capable of a high degree of independent activity from birth.
Physically beautiful, comely.
An usually basement tavern or restaurant.
To wrinkle, crumple, crease.
1. A rascal or scamp.
2. Stock character in commedia dell'arte and farce who is a cowardly braggart, easily beaten and frightened.
[Meterology] Fine rain falling after sunset from which no clouds are visible.
[Archaic] A vision, dream.
Of or pertaining to bells or bell ringing.
1. One word or promise, especially in engaging oneself to marry.
2. Faithfulness, fidelity, or loyalty by my troth.
1. The quality or state of being green.
2. The color of grass or foilage.
3. Naive innocence.
Hypothetically reconstructed parent language, as Proto-Germanic, the ancestor, Germanic languages.
A mythical animal usually represented as a 2-legged winged creature resembling a dragon.