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Thursday, March 31, 2011

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A man walks into a bar "ouch". A man walks into a bar, his alcoholism is tearing his family apart. A man walks into a bar, after getting inebriated, he thinks up a clever context for a joke. A man walks into a bar, he orders a drink, joins his friends, and they have a good laugh.

Panchreston: widely inclusive, often formulaic thesis planned to cover all areas of a topic
Aquarelle: painting done in transparent watercolors, watercolor, watercolor painting
Zoanthropy: mental disorder in which one believes oneself to be an animal
Visceral: pertaining to the viscera, relating to deep feelings as opposed to the intellect
Stratosphere: any great height or degree, upper region of the atmosphere
Olfactory: of, relating to, or connected with the sense of smell(human or otherwise)
Empirical: derived from or guided by experience or experimentation, opposed to theory
Brontide: sound like distant thunder, can be due to seismic causes
Inchoate: in an initial or early stage, incipient, imperfect, partial, unfinished
Megrim: caprice or fancy, depression or unhappiness, melancholy, migraine, vertigo
Saturnalian: of unrestrained and intemperate jollity, riotously merry, dissolute
Thole: to suffer or undergo, to endure, to tolerate, fulcrum for oars on a boat
Encomium: eulogy, warm, glowing praise, formal expression of praise, a tribute
Caricature: expression or interpretation of exaggerated details or foibles of something
Basilica: large, public building the Romans used, usually as a courtroom or meeting hall
Exoteric: freely dispersed, comprehensible to or suited to the public, popular, external
Pother: commotion, disturbance, state of nervousness, cloud of smoke or dust that chokes
Ken: range of knowledge or perception, range of vision or sight, consciousness
Zitella: maiden, unmarried woman, bachelorette
Taciturn: reticent, quiet, not talkative, insouciant
Longueur: long and tedious passage in a work of literature, music, or performing art
Blellum: an idle, indiscreet talker, noisy fainéant, informant
Widdershins: in a contrary or counterclockwise direction, wrong direction, unlucky
Samhain: Celtic harvest festival which served as the foothold for Halloween
Jettatura: power of the “evil eye”, the “evil eye”, harsh stare used by superstitious people
Gazebo: freestanding, roofed, usually open-sided structure, belvedere
Parapet: low protective wall or railing along the edge of a raised structure 
Aerugo: verdigris, metallic rust, particularly of brass or copper
Trochaic: of, relating to, made up of, or consisting of trochees
Hypochondriac: one who believes in or purports exaggerated illnesses, valetudinarian
Textile: cloth, especially one manufactured by weaving or knitting, a fabric 
Reverie: an idle daydream, a thought of idle desire, a surrendering to imagination
Constellation: specific arrangement of stars to form an image
Iscariotic: traitorous, treacherous, given to betrayal, having committed betrayal
Eupeptic: cheerful, happy, having a good digestion, chipper
Tableaux: pl. deliberate picture, arrangement , vivid, graphic description
Frisson: moment of intense excitement, a shudder, shiver of ecstasy or suspense
Dowry: natural gift, endowment, talent, money or property given to a bride’s husband
Coalesce: to fuse, intersect, or entwine to create a unity
Redolent: piquant, aromatic, or memory-invoking
Nephrolith: a kidney stone, stone lodged in a kidney
Traumatic: psychologically painful, of, pertaining to, or produced by a trauma or wound 
Puissant: powerful, mighty, doughty, strong, potent, forceful, forcible
Elysium: section of the underworld, resting place of heroes and the virtuous
Carapace: bony or chitinous case or shield covering the back of an animal or creature

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