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ctown28
ctown28
Tireless Tiger

Nov-15-2007 21:02

The Object of this game is to take the word given and use it in a sentence.

Take the word given, use it in a sentence and come up with a nwe word. I'll give the first word to use below


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ctown28
ctown28
Tireless Tiger

Nov-15-2007 21:03

wastrel WAY-struhl, noun:
1. A person who wastes, especially one who squanders money; a spendthrift.
2. An idler; a loafer; a good-for-nothing.

lilangel
lilangel
Sleuth About Town

Nov-15-2007 21:09

I think ctown needs to stop wastreling and get back to what he was doing, we've got some competition and he's sitting here wastreling and coming up with new words to try and expand all our vocabulary when I just like mine simple. :P

lilangel
lilangel
Sleuth About Town

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lilangel
lilangel
Sleuth About Town

Nov-15-2007 21:17

badinage bad-n-AHZH, noun:
Light, playful talk; banter.

Anikka
Anikka
Babelfish

Nov-17-2007 19:53

Earlier, I indulged in some flirty badinage with the butcher. Hey, I figure my old man won't complain about a guy holding a cleaver....


objurgate OB-juhr-gayt, transitive verb:
To express strong disapproval of; to criticize severely.

lilangel
lilangel
Sleuth About Town

Dec-2-2007 01:45

I get objurgated a lot. It just depends on who's doing the objurgating, and whether or not I'll take it with a grain of salt or seriously. :D


in·sin·u·ate /ɪnˈsɪnyuˌeɪt/ [in-sin-yoo-eyt] Pronunciation Key -
"verb (used with object)
1. to suggest or hint slyly.
2. to instill or infuse subtly or artfully, as into the mind.
3. to bring or introduce into a position or relation by indirect or artful methods.

Brady Quinn
Brady Quinn
Big Winner

Feb-16-2008 17:25

It was insinuated that I am a sweet and nice person, an other disagreed, an argument ensued.


hypocrite

Main Entry: hyp·o·crite
Pronunciation: ˈhi-pə-ˌkrit
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English ypocrite, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin hypocrita, from Greek hypokrit"s actor, hypocrite, from hypokrinesthai
Date: 13th century
1 : a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion
2 : a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings
" hypocrite adjective


lilangel
lilangel
Sleuth About Town

Feb-16-2008 17:33

A person can claim to be of any religion, but do not follow any of the beliefs of that religion, thus to an outsider, they would seem like a hypocrite.


virago vuh-RAH-go; vuh-RAY-go, noun:
1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage.
2. A woman regarded as loud, scolding, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, or overbearing.


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