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TRBL 07-16-2013 03:17 PM

Word of the Day
 
Please list the word, pronuciation, and definition, then use it in a sentence.

Fungible (FUN-juh-bul)

1 : being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be replaced by another equal part or quantity in the satisfaction of an obligation
2 : interchangeable
3 : flexible

TRBL was distraught to find out that the hair care products she purchased were not as fungible as expected.

rouquinne 07-16-2013 03:38 PM

^^^

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Lotsawaves 07-16-2013 03:51 PM

umbrage (uhmbrij)

1. offense

If I were TRBL I would have taken umbrage with the response Rou gave to her word.

curlypearl 07-17-2013 08:51 AM

deˇlecˇtaˇtion
[ d lek táysh'n ]

  1. delight: pleasure or enjoyment
These funny threads are pure delectation.

rouquinne 07-17-2013 10:06 AM

according to Dictionary.com, today's word of the day is:

gobbet \ GOB-it \ , noun;

now, if it were up to me, that word would have something to do with turkeys!

:toothy10:

but this is the actual definition:

1. a lump or mass.

2. a fragment or piece, especially of raw flesh.


:goofy:

that second one grosses me out!

Lotsawaves 07-17-2013 10:29 AM

Cacophony (kuh-kof-uh-nee) NOUN

1. harsh, discordant sound

The sounds of barking dogs and sirens added to the cacophony on the streets.

spiderlashes5000 07-17-2013 11:46 AM

MALEFIC (mu-LEF-ik) adj. 1. Having a malignant influence: sinister 2. Malicious

Two brothers, one affable and trusting, the other purely malefic, sat in the attorney's office, waiting for their father's will to be read.

Lotsawaves 07-17-2013 12:24 PM

Tittynope

Noun

1. A small quantity of something left over. Usually pertains to food.

I hate that tittynope of oreos in the bottom of my milk glass.

spiderlashes5000 07-17-2013 12:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lotsawaves (Post 2191910)
Tittynope

Noun

1. A small quantity of something left over. Usually pertains to food.

I hate that tittynope of oreos in the bottom of my milk glass.

I wonder if she will let me grab her titty? Nope. LOL

TRBL 07-17-2013 12:30 PM

Rou,

You must use your word in a sentence!!

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Alacrity (eh-la-kre- tee)
Promptness in response : cheerful readiness

Alacrity is a stellar, although rare, quality for many in the business world today.

claudine191 07-17-2013 05:49 PM

Crepuscular

occurring or active during twilight

The words "gloaming" and "crepuscular" are often used interchangeably; regardless, I enjoy either, as I'm very fond of bats.

curlypearl 07-17-2013 06:23 PM

Ha! I was going to offer gloaming. One of my favorites.

So instead,

limn

just pronounced lim

to outline in clear sharp detail

The hem of her dress was limned with a gold satin thread.

Lotsawaves 07-17-2013 06:24 PM

Pauciloquent (pau-cil'o-quent)
adj

1. Uttering few words; brief in speech

I wish some posters here would be more pauciloquent at making their point.

TRBL 07-18-2013 11:23 AM

Addlepated \AD-ul-pay-tud\

1 : being mixed up : confused
2 : eccentric

TRBL easily becomes addlepated at the plethora of hair care products.

Lotsawaves 07-18-2013 11:39 AM

'Plethora' [pleth-er-uh]

(noun)

1. overabundance


TRBL easily becomes addlepated at the plethora of hair care products.

curlypearl 07-18-2013 11:58 AM

risˇiˇble (r z-b l) adj. 1. Relating to laughter or used in eliciting laughter

Curlypearl finds this thread risible.

Lotsawaves 07-18-2013 12:22 PM

Farctate
adj

1. The state of being stuffed with food (overeating)

Holidays are the perfect season for farctate dinners.

TRBL 07-18-2013 03:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lotsawaves (Post 2192206)
'Plethora' [pleth-er-uh]

(noun)

1. overabundance


TRBL easily becomes addlepated at the plethora of hair care products.

CHEATER! CHEATER! Pumpkin eater! Get your own sentence!
:sign5:

claudine191 07-18-2013 06:04 PM

Schadenfreude:

enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others

Ninjadog always felt troubled by people who seemed to have a streak of schadenfreude.

Fifi.G 07-19-2013 03:42 AM

Turgid (adjective)

(Of speech, writing, style, etc.) Too serious about it's subject matter; boring.

As she looked over the faces in the crowd, she found them turgid and cold.


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