Thursday, October 06, 2011


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(kw nch) tr.v. quenched, quench·ing, quench·es 1. To put out (a fire, for example); extinguish. 2. To suppress; squelch: The disapproval of my colleagues quenched my enthusiasm for the plan. 3. To put an end to; destroy. 4. To slake; satisfy: Mineral water quenched our thirst. 5. To cool (hot metal) by thrusting into water or other liquid.


( k-s sh n) n. 1. The attainment of a dignity or rank: the queen's accession to the throne. 2. a. Something that has been acquired or added; an acquisition. b. An increase by means of something added. 3. Law a. The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth. b. The right of a proprietor to ownership of such addition or increase.

daunting [ˈdɔːntɪŋ]
adj causing fear or discouragement; intimidating


( n slôt , ôn -) n. 1. A violent attack. 2. An overwhelming outpouring: an onslaught of third-class mail. a sudden and severe onset of trouble

Saturday, October 08, 2011


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v. surrounded 2011 woo (w ) v. To tempt or invite. To court a woman. …………………………………………………………………… shun (sh n) tr. (k n f -sk t . amid amidst preposition 1. k n-f s k t) 1. 2. October 09. a. 2.con·fis·cate (k n f -sk t ) tr. amongst. Seized by a government. con·fis·cat·ing. con·fis·cat·ed. woos v. To seek the affection of with intent to romance. 1. during. To entreat. To seize by or as if by authority. among. in the middle of. To seize (private property) for the public treasury. Having lost property through confiscation. 3. 2. shun·ning. try to gain. woo·ing. shuns To avoid deliberately.intr. b. or importune. …………………………………………………………………………. solicit. adj. To seek to achieve. See Synonyms at appropriate. shunned.v. keep away from. in the midst of. among. in the thick of a tiny bungalow amid clusters of trees ………………………………………………………………………… . con·fis·cates 1. at a time of. in an atmosphere of He cancelled a foreign trip amid growing concerns of a domestic crisis. appropriated. wooed. 2. Sunday.v.

as of laughter. 3. involuntary muscular contraction. 2011 sleazy slea·zy (sl z ) Also found in: Legal. An intense. Encyclopedia. Shabby. Thin and loosely woven. a. Violent turmoil: "The market convulsions of the last few weeks have shaken the world" Sit – in 1. b. Encyclopedia. October 16. Dishonest or corrupt. slea·zi·er. and vulgar.Sunday. (k n-v l sh n) 1. paroxysmal. Wikipedia 0. adj. tawdry: "sleazy storefronts with torn industrial carpeting and dirt on the walls" (Seattle Weekly). Made of low-quality materials. Wikipedia. October 16. slea·zi·est 1. cheap or shoddy. Sunday. dirty. Also found in: Medical. An uncontrolled fit. 2011 convulsion con·vul·sion n. flimsy: The coat has a sleazy lining. An organized protest demonstration in which participants seat themselves in an appropriate place and refuse to move.01 sec. 2. 3.01 sec. . 2. Legal. Hutchinson 0. disreputable: Some sleazy characters hang around casinos. a paroxysm.

ob·sessed. v. To regard with contempt or scorn: despised all cowards and flatterers. Contrite . 2. 3. re·trench·ing. b-) v.sounds like cont (COUNT) . The state of being despised or dishonored.. ob·sess·ing.2.. de·spised. de·spis·ing.intr. scorn...the ban robbers said to the manager. economize. Link . re·trenched..intr.rite (RIGHT).sounds like cont(can't)+rite(right). delete.COUNT THE CASH RIGHT.. v. 2.. ob·sess ( b-s s . To regard as unworthy of one's interest or concern: despised any thought of their own safety. Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body. The act of occupying the seats or an area of a segregated establishment to protest racial discrimination Tuesday. The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior.feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses Usage .. Link2 . ELSE YOU WILL REGRET IT. October 18.. And you're still obsessing" (Scott Turow). loathe: despised the frigid weather in January. de·spis·es 1. To remove. 1.he can't do it right so he regrets it now.v. re·trench (r -tr nch ) v. To preoccupy the mind of excessively. 3. 2.. con·tempt (k n-t mpt ) n. To have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic: "She's dead.He delivered a contrite apology... ob·sess·es v. or omit. 2011 de·spise (d -sp z ) tr. or worthless. re·trench·es v. base. To cut down. .. To curtail expenses. To dislike intensely. disgrace.

See Synonyms at revive. Acronyms. . or life to. v. 2.cunning.) Solicitation so·lic·it (s -l s t) Also found in: Medical. To make solicitation or petition for something desired.Connivance -. 4. 1. 2.The crime had been carried out with police connivance. To restore consciousness. re·sus·ci·tates v. so·lic·its v. 1. Link . or formal application: a candidate who solicited votes among the factory workers. 2011 re·sus·ci·tate (r -s s -t t ) v. To approach or accost (a person) with an offer of sexual services. To approach or accost someone with an offer of sexual services in return for Wikipedia 0. The boys were so cunning that they secretly agreed and made plot to fool the girls and they did it in connivance(secret ageement.intr. vigor. To entice or incite to evil or illegal action. Thursday. 3. importune: solicited the neighbors for donations. Legal. October 20.01 sec. tacit approval of someone's wrong doing.Connivance . To seek to obtain by persuasion. Usage .tr. To petition persistently.cooperate secretly in an illegal action. so·lic·it·ed. agreement on a secret plot. so·lic·it·ing. To regain consciousness. v. re·sus·ci·tat·ed. v. Encyclopedia. re·sus·ci·tat·ing. entreaty.

as after having been compressed. as from misfortune. Capable of returning to an original shape or position. ac·co·lade ( k -l d . 3. dith·er·ing. 2. An expression of approval. 1. dith·ered. 2011 . A state of indecisive agitation. a messenger. Saturday. 2. wanton destruction: children committing mayhem in the flower beds. dith·ers To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing. A special acknowledgment. a harbinger: The crocus is a herald of spring. 1. an award. 2. A state of violent disorder or riotous confusion. A person who carries or proclaims important news. An official whose specialty is heraldry may·hem (m h m . b. as of greeting or salutation. galore [gəˈlɔː] determiner (immediately postpositive) in great numbers or quantity there were daffodils galore in the park her·ald (h r ld) n. -läd ) n. Infliction of violent injury on a person or thing.dith·er (d r) n. 1. (r -z l y nt) 1. intr. Law The offense of willfully maiming or crippling a person. m m) n. One that gives a sign or indication of something to come. re·sil·ient adj. Marked by the ability to recover readily. See Synonyms at flexible. 3. praise. havoc.v. October 22. 2. a. A ceremonial embrace.

and loamy. Prophetic or threatening significance: signs full of portent. To faint. 1. Pleasantly high from a drug. Soft. A state of ecstasy or rapture. wisdom. 2. See Synonyms at blackout. Slang a. soft. a prodigy. an omen. or tolerance often characteristic of maturity. 3. mel·low·est 1.v. 2. Extreme happiness. a mellow wine. An indication of something important or calamitous about to occur. easygoing: a mellow friend. juicy. sweet. mel·low·er. 1. a. Moist. Having the gentleness.mel·low (m l ) adj. bliss (bl s) n. ecstasy. p r -) n. b. a mellow conversation. 1. To be overwhelmed by ecstatic joy. syncope. especially from smoking marijuana. Rich and soft in quality: a mellow sound. 2. 2. Slightly and pleasantly intoxicated. n. October 24. swoons 1. b. 2. 6. spiritual joy. rich. Something amazing or marvelous. 4. por·tent (pôr t nt . . Relaxed and unhurried. Phrasal Verb: bliss out Slang To go into a state of ecstasy. and full-flavored because of ripeness: a mellow fruit. 3. swoon·ing. A fainting spell. swooned. The ecstasy of salvation. 2011 swoon (sw n) intr. Monday. Used of soil. Suggesting softness or sweetness: "The mellow air brought in the feel of imminent autumn" (Thomas Hardy). 5.

Civil disturbance or insurrection. triumph: prevailed against the enemy. be current: an ancient tradition that still prevails. pre·vail·ing. v. Such a vote. To be or become effective. 2011 pre·vail (pr -v l ) intr. October 28. pre·vails 1. pl. a hubbub: heard a commotion in the hall. b. be predominant: a region where snow and ice prevail. Friday.v. b. 2. playful conversation. disorder. A condition of turbulent motion. 3. To be most common or frequent. a. See Synonyms at persuade. or effect. To be in force. An agitated disturbance. Often used with on. 5. or with. ref·er·en·dums or ref·er·en·da (-d ) 1. To use persuasion or inducement successfully. win out: hoped justice would prevail. Good-humored. use. 2. ban·ter (b n t r) n. A note from a diplomat to the diplomat's government requesting instructions. The submission of a proposed public measure or actual statute to a direct popular vote. 1. 2. com·mo·tion (k -m sh n) n. a. ban·ters . To be greater in strength or influence. ban·ter·ing. ban·tered. upon. 4.ref·er·en·dum (r f -r n d m) n. pre·vailed.

com·pla·cent (k m-pl s nt) adj. nit·ty-grit·ty (n t -gr t ) n. To exchange mildly teasing remarks. 1. self-satisfied and unconcerned: He had become complacent after years of success.intr. Contented to a fault. One who tends to patronize. v. admire. Monday.v. . 2. To speak to in a playful or teasing way. 2. 2011 snob (sn b) complaisant. or seek association with people regarded as social superiors. the heart of a matter. or ignore people regarded as social inferiors and imitate. October 31. One who affects an offensive air of self-satisfied superiority in matters of taste or intellect. 1. rebuff. Informal The specific or practical details. Eager to please.

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