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abject
miserable, wretched poor-spirtied
after i ejected the video, and saw what condition it was in, my day was ruined
abscond
to run away and hide, to flee, esp. from the law
her scones are so good, ppl tend to abscond with them
acrid
shapr bitter, stinging ot the taste or smell, bitterly pungent
acid smells
aesthetic
pertaining to art or beauty, artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciation of the beautiful.
even though its fake, it is still beautiful
alluvial
pertaianing to silt, sand or clay deposited by flowing water, esp. along a rever bed
i was so happy about the alluvial deposites, I was alooft
anathema
solemn curse, a thing or person accursed anything gratly detsted a formal curse exocmmunicated someong from a church
her asthma ostrasized her from the church b/c it was stuffy
austere
stern severe harsh lacking ornament
ostriches are very austere, i have never seen one have much of a personality
calyx
the outer covering at the abst of a flower, including sepals
Pedro! Look at the fine calyx on that daisy!
circumspect
cautious, prudent, careful
if u whish to be circumspect, you at your surroundings
complaisant
oblinging wishing to splease amiable selfsatified
she complained and complained untill finally fidel was complaisant
coterie
a small select group a social set, clique, group that meets socially; select circle.
marcus, phillipe, fransico, valincia all made up an international coterie
dichotomy
a division into two parts or opinions; branching into two parts
dormant
asleep or acting as if asleep latent sleep9ing lethargic torpid
elicit
to draw forth, evoke draw out
"now you elicit to me!" shouted patsy "you better show me where thats hidden!"
ennui
boredom, weriness born of dissatisfaction or inactivity
she was bored of her hum drum english life, so to spice it up, she said the word ennui, so others may get the impression that gloria is bilingual.
bilious
sour, dab tempered crabbed
as Bill walked to school, he angrily cursed the fact that his name was so ordinary.
captious
quibbling sophistical carping fault-finding
and to cap it all of, jasmine is incredibly captious!
fatuous
silly complacently foolish
it was hard to take the infamously fatuous fat man seriously about dieting.
disdain
despise abhor, consider unworthy
my lady disdain! spat the shaksperian scholar at the hoe down the block
harangue
noisy pompous speech
instead of just calling it a speech, miss poopy panties called her presentation a harangue
harbinger
sign, forteller, presager
portentous
fortelling presaging prodigious with news
"This port is so portentious" said starquifah "it may change our lives forever"
contumely
scorn contempt insolence
Rabbi goldenschitz brushed the new bar mitzvah aside w/ contumely