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Tuesday, July 12, 2011



1.  characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than formal speech or writing; informal.
2.  involving or using conversation.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011


[bih-gahyl] –verb
1. To influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
2. To take away from by cheating or deceiving (usually followed by of ): to be beguiled of money.
3. To charm or divert: a multitude of attractions to beguile the tourist.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011


1.  To confuse, as with glib statements or arguments: politicians befuddling the public with campaign promises.
2.  To make stupidly drunk.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011


1. Of or pertaining to a system.
2. Affecting an entire system.
3. (of a pesticide) absorbed and circulated by a plant or other organism so as to be lethal to pests that feed on it.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Incapable of being conceived, imagined, or considered.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


1.  A short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature.
2.  A short, obscure historical or biographical account.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011


1.  Odd or comical.
2.  Questioning or puzzled.
3.  Derisively questioning, ridiculing.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011


1.  To ask, demand, or claim.
2.  To claim or assume the existence or truth of, especially as a basis for reasoning or arguing.
3.  To assume without proof, or as self-evident; take for granted.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


To delay an impending punishment or sentence.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011


1.  Of or pertaining to zoology.
2.  Relating to or concerned with animals.


[rech] –verb 
To make efforts to vomit.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


1.  Moody, irritable, or sensitive.
2.  Given to erratic behavior; unpredictable.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011


–verb (used with object)

To put off till another day or time; defer; delay.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


1. An utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present (often used as a device in drama to disclose a character's innermost thoughts).
2. The act of talking while or as if alone.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011


[kwon-duh-ree, -dree]  
A state of perplexity or uncertainty, especially as to what to do; dilemma.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


1.  In fencing, an expression used to indicate a hit or touch.
2.  An expression used for acknowledging a telling remark or rejoinder.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011


1.  round in shape; rounded: ripe, rotund fruit.
2.  plump; fat.
3.  full-toned or sonorous: rotund speeches.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011


Alright, first week in the new blog:

a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.