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Monday, February 28, 2011

Vigesimal Bounty, Sucka Emcees....

Again, more sumptuous words for your famished brain. Clithridiate is one of my favorite words. Nothing (in a brief scan) seems out of place. The words have a place here, so let 'em speak for themselves.

Sanguine: of a healthy reddish color, ruddy, blood-red, of the color of blood
Divisi: music term, divided, separated
Ossuary: place, container or receptacle for holding the bones of the dead
Clithridiate: keyhole-shaped, resembling a keyhole
Sonnet: fourteen-line poem with specific rhyme scheme
Esclavage: a necklace having several rows of chains, beads, or jewels
Palladian: of or relating to wisdom or learning
Slice: a thin section of something, to slash or remove a small section of
Lithe: readily bent, supple, flexible, marked by effortless grace
Falciform: falcate, curved, convex, sickle-shaped
Loom: the art of weaving, to come into view as a massive, distorted, or indistinct image
Acidulous: somewhat acidic or sour in taste or manner, somewhat sarcastic
Facility: building made or used for convenience, ease of moving or doing, aptitude
Calico: coarse, brightly printed cloth, a type of pattern
Aquarelle: painting done in transparent watercolors, watercolor, watercolor painting
Scion: an heir or descendant, a twig or shoot used for grafting
Proscenium: Greek or Roman theater stage, the part of a stage in front of the curtain
Xysti: pl. covered portico of a gymnasium
Clavicle: the collarbone of a human
Puree: rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
Eglantine: European rose, sweetbrier
Mystique: the special, esoteric skill or mysterious faculty essential in a calling or activity
Amelus: individual exhibiting Amelia (the congenital absence of one or more limbs)
Sweven: dream, vision, premonition
Celluloid: transparent, colorless, synthetic plastic used to manufacture photographic film
Aposiopesis: abrupt stop of a thought in a sentence, as if the speaker could not continue
Siphon: to suck through, absorb through an appendage
Gallery: raised area, often having a stepped or sloping floor, in a public building
Centennial: of or relating to a period of 100 years, occurring once every 100 years 
Elision: omission of a vowel, consonant, or syllable in pronunciation 
Trinity: group consisting of three closely related members, unity of three special objects
Numina: pl. presiding divinity or spirit of a place, creative energy, genius 
Memorabilia: pl. things remarkable and worthy of remembrance or record
Replica: copy or reproduction of a work of art, especially one made by the original artist 
Chalice: cup for consecrated wine, goblet 
Lathe: machine for shaping a piece of material by rotating it rapidly along its axis 
Traipse: walk, to wander without destination, gad, aimlessly or blithely walk
Roseate: rose-colored, rosy, optimistic, cheerful and bright, promising
Expatiate: to speak or write at length or in considerable detail, expound, elaborate
Demarche: course of action, maneuver, specific movement
Propinquity: nearness in place, approximate location, proximity, vicinity 
Gloaming: dusk, twilight, evening, vesper
Calliope: musical instrument fitted with steam whistles, played from a keyboard
Aliment: something that nourishes, food, to supply with sustenance or food
Sestina: poem of six six-line stanzas and a three-line envoy 

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