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Discussion in 'Mid West Regional Discussion' started by Xmaveric, May 22, 2001.

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  1. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    This one goes out to our Survivor Friend, Chris:



    salacious
    Pronunciation: /sal-A-shus/
    adj : lustful


    ...And now KnnOs will give us all a word we really don't care about:
     
  2. KnnOs

    KnnOs Jedi Master star 2

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    Obstreperous- adj.
    Ob-strep-ur-ous

    Noisly resisting control or defying commands
     
  3. JediJeff13

    JediJeff13 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The word is "legs" Help spr......

    Ah hell, I'm not making that stupid joke. Just ignore this post.
     
  4. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    gravid
    Pronunciation: /GRA-ved/
    adj : pregnant or enlarged with something
     
  5. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    philter
    Pronunciation: /FIL-ter/
    n : a magical potion


    Let's play a game....


    I will say the word of the day, you try to use it in a sentance.

    Go.
     
  6. KnnOs

    KnnOs Jedi Master star 2

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    "I used a philter to rejuvenate my Barbarian in Diablo II."

    Philter


     
  7. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    simulacrum
    Pronunciation: /sim-yu-LA-crem/
    adj : an image of something
    "The replica of the crown was a reasonable simulacrum of the original, and fooled most buyers who bid on it."
     
  8. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Jedi Master star 4

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    kerfuffle ? \ker-FUH-ful\ ? (noun)
    chiefly British : disturbance, fuss

    I feel a great kerfuffle in the Force.

    Boy does that sound different.
     
  9. KnnOs

    KnnOs Jedi Master star 2

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    I think we should ban that statement, the kerfuffle one, it disturbs me greatly
     
  10. Salacious_Crummy

    Salacious_Crummy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Lustful? Me? No more so than your average 23 year old male. :D

    But there is much more to life than lust. Umm...I know I'll think of something. ;)
     
  11. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    defer
    Pronunciation: /di-FUR/
    *1: to put off, delay 2: to postpone induction of (a person) into military service

    "Do you wish to defer your motion so that a commitee may be sent to investigate the validity of your accusations?"
     
  12. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    complacent
    Pronunciation: /kum-PLAY-sint/
    adj : content, self-satisfied
     
  13. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Jedi Master star 4

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    I choose not to post my thoughts on a sentence.
     
  14. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    lampoon
    Pronunciation: /lam-POON/
    v : to ridicule, mock, or harshly satirize
    "Next time, pick someone else to lampoon, or you will find yourself in the unemployment line."
     
  15. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    ascertain
    Pronunciation: /as-ur-TAYN/
    v : to find out with certainty or assurance
    "The detective was able to ascertain quickly that the suspect had an affinity for bubble gum."
     
  16. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    moxie
    Pronunciation: /MOX-ee/
    n : aggressive energy, bravery
    "She showed real moxie in standing up to the bully."
     
  17. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    alacrity
    Pronunciation: /uh-LAK-rih-tee/
    n : readiness, willingness or eagerness; prompt, cheerful
    "When the prize committee sent me a mysterious note, I replied with alacrity."
     
  18. KnnOs

    KnnOs Jedi Master star 2

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    tepid:
    Room Temperature, lukewarm

    The water from the tap is tepid.
    The reception of the crowd to the poor comedian was tepid, at best.
     
  19. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Jedi Master star 4

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    lissom (or lissome) (LISS-uhm), adjective:
    1. Limber; supple; flexible; lithe; lithesome
    2. Light; nimble; active

    Good for a pick up line: "Excuse me, are you lissom?"
     
  20. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Jedi Master star 4

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    nefarious ? \nih-FAIR-ee-us\ ? (adjective)
    : flagrantly wicked or impious : evil

    Example:
    The jedi is showing signs of the dark side.
    Nefarious, he may be, yes.
    What shall we do about him Master?
    For now, leave him be.
    Time will tell...time will tell
     
  21. Xmaveric

    Xmaveric Jedi Master star 5

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    I can't tell you how many time's that had been uttered behind my back....
     
  22. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Jedi Master star 4

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    No..you must be joking.
     
  23. Stardreamer

    Stardreamer Jedi Youngling star 3

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    honorable (on-er-a-bull)
    adj: having or demonstrating honor

    "As an honorable gentleman, he had no choice but to challenge the offender to a duel."


    I'm sorry, but after re-reading a lot of posts tonight and seeing that word so often spelled wrong... I had to post this. :)


     
  24. BaseDeltaZero

    BaseDeltaZero Jedi Master star 4

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    Nobody said we were English Teachers. :)
     
  25. JediJeff13

    JediJeff13 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Until now....

    BDZ, you are an English teacher.

    BOOOOOOOO-YA! IN YOUR FACE!!!!!!!
     
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