Thursday, March 13, 2008


Monday 3.10
rodomontade [rod-uh-mon-teyd, -tahd, -muhn-, roh-duh-] noun, adjective, verb, -tad·ed, -tad·ing. –noun
1.vainglorious boasting or bragging; pretentious, blustering talk.
–verb (used without object) boast; brag; talk big.

Tuesday 3.11
diffident [dif-i-duhnt] –adjective
1.lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.
2.restrained or reserved in manner, conduct, etc.

Wednesday 3.12
impute [im-pyoot] –verb (used with object), -put·ed, -put·ing. attribute or ascribe: The children imputed magical powers to the old woman. attribute or ascribe (something discreditable), as to a person.
3.Law. to ascribe to or charge (a person) with an act or quality because of the conduct of another over whom one has control or for whose acts or conduct one is responsible.
4.Theology. to attribute (righteousness, guilt, etc.) to a person or persons vicariously; ascribe as derived from another.
5.Obsolete. to charge (a person) with fault.

Thursday 3.13
codicil [kod-uh-suhl] –noun
1.a supplement to a will, containing an addition, explanation, modification, etc., of something in the will.
2.any supplement; appendix.

Friday 3.14
assuage [uh-sweyj, uh-sweyzh] –verb (used with object), -suaged, -suag·ing. make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate:

Saturday 3.15
inchoate [in-koh-it, -eyt] –adjective
1.not yet completed or fully developed; rudimentary.
2.just begun; incipient.
3.not organized; lacking order

Sunday 3.16
lachrymose [lak-ruh-mohs] –adjective
1.suggestive of or tending to cause tears; mournful.
2.given to shedding tears readily; tearful.

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