Saturday, November 13, 2010

Is Anyone Interested?

  1. abject- low to the extreme; extreme (humility, baseness, or sorrow).
  2. moratorium- a legally authorized/required postponement or suspension of activity.
  3. bifurcated- divided; made up of two distinct parts.
  4. salacious- characterized by lust; prurient, lewd.
  5. vis-à-vis- face-to-face.
  6. indelible- cannot be removed or defaced.
  7. fallow- intentionally left barren, as a field.
  8. sanguine- confidently optimistic; cheerful.
  9. glebe- plot of land belonging to the church, for the support of the priest.
  10. nosocomial- taking place in or as a result of a hospital.
  11. sword of Damocles- a constant, impending doom; (based on a Greek legend).
  12. sacrosanct- beyond alteration; must be kept sacred.
Does anyone ever look at these words?  Let me know if you're interested in new words.  Otherwise I think I'll keep them in a One-Note document to myself.



  1. I do read them but you don't have to post them just for me!

  2. Pete: I've always wondered, what's the devil look like?
    Everett: Well, there are all manner of lesser imps and demons, Pete, but the great Satan hisself is red and scaly with a bifurcated tail, and he carries a hay fork.
    Tommy Johnson: Oh, no. No, sir. He's white, as white as you folks, with empty eyes and a big hollow voice. He loves to travel around with a mean old hound. That's right.