Linkage Activiation

Friday, March 25, 2011

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Ugh, I just want to be a rapper. Still freshly saying "I allocate my eloquent alloquy with elegant allegory and eglantine amphigory" after a year.

Vivisection: act of cutting into living animals, especially for the purpose of research
Alluvium: unconsolidated sediments carried by water
Divisi: music term, divided, separated
Emaciate: to make abnormally thin or weak, typically due to illness
Chagrin: disquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure
Mercurial: fickle, erratic, ingenious, changeable, eloquent
Efflux: something that flows out or forth, effluence, passing or an expiration, as of time
Antipathy: strong feeling of aversion or repugnance, enmity, animosity
Reciprocity: the quality or state of requiting, mutual dependence
Odyssey: a long wandering or series of adventurous journeys, long and perilous trek
Eviscerate: to disembowel, exenterate, to remove the viscera of something
Anent: regarding, concerning, pertaining to, involving
Cortical: of, relating to, derived from, or consisting of cortex
Solecism: an impropriety, nonstandard grammatical construction, violation of etiquette
Mar: to inflict damage, to impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity, spoil, besmirch
Vermilion: vivid red to reddish orange
Ambidextrous: able to use both hands equally well, unusually skillful
Ectoplasm: mystical, viscous substance that exudes from the body of a medium
Machiavellian: suggestive of or characterized by expediency, deceit, and cunning
Galimatias: meaningless talk, gibberish, nonsense
Petrichor: scent of rain on soil, dirt, or in the atmosphere after a period of dryness
Isosceles: having two equal sides, of a triangle
Anon: at another time, immediately, at once, later
Cnidarian: any invertebrate animal, as a hydra, jellyfish, sea anemone, or coral 
Tantivy: echoic of sound of a horse galloping, at full gallop, fast, furious gallop
Quodlibet: subtle, debatable, or elaborate argument or point, usually on a formal position
Malison: curse, malediction, execration
Katzenklavier: “cat piano”, specific hypothetical instrument using cats meows
Conjuration: the act or art of conjuring, magic spell or incantation, magic trick or effect 
Ziggurat: temple tower of the ancients, having the form of a terraced pyramid
Tsunami: very large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption
Crucible: severe, searching test or trial, container to be used with metals at high heat
Nugatory: having little or no consequence, worthless, trivial, insignificant
Inferno: hell, place of fiery heat or destruction, place of human suffering, misery, or death
Agoraphobia: abnormal fear of open or public places 
Enceinte: pregnant, carrying a baby, gravid, line of fortification enclosing a town or castle
Vortex: whirling mass of water or air, especially one in which a force of suction operates 
Cacography: bad or illegible handwriting or penmanship, griffonage
Psychosomatic: regarding a malady having bodily effects but comes from mental disarray 
Magnanimous: noble in mind and heart, generous in forgiving, selfless
Ensiform: sword-shaped, shaped like a sword
Vociferous: loud, stentorian, vehement, angrily impassioned
Wizen: to dry up, wither, shrivel, wrinkle
Imbolc: ancient Celtic festival
Solstice: one of two times in the year when the sun is furthest from the equator

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