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10 July 2008 @ 02:10 pm
July 10th, 2008

contemn \kuhn-TEM\, transitive verb:
To regard or treat with disdain or contempt; to scorn; to despise.
 
 
09 July 2008 @ 01:05 pm
July 9th, 2008

emolument \ih-MOL-yuh-muhnt\, noun:
The wages or perquisites arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation.
 
 
07 July 2008 @ 01:39 pm
July 7th, 2008

gustatory \GUS-tuh-tor-ee\, adjective:
Of or pertaining to the sense of taste.
 
 
06 July 2008 @ 01:39 pm
July 6th, 2008

palaver \puh-LAV-uhr; puh-LAH-vur\, noun:
1. Idle talk
2. Talk intended to beguile or deceive.
3. A parley usually between persons of different backgrounds or cultures or levels of sophistication; a talk; hence, a public conference and deliberation.

intransitive verb:
1. To talk idly.

transitive verb:
1. To flatter; to cajole.
 
 
05 July 2008 @ 11:03 am
July 5th, 2008

meticulous \muh-TIK-yuh-luhs\, adjective:
Extremely or excessively careful about details.
 
 
 
04 July 2008 @ 01:56 pm
July 4th, 2008

dapple \DAP-uhl\, noun:
1. A small contrasting spot or blotch.
2. A mottled appearance, especially of the coat of an animal (as a horse).

transitive verb:
1. To mark with patches of a color or shade; to spot.

intransitive verb:
1. To become dappled.

adjective:
1. Marked with contrasting patches or spots; dappled.
 
 
03 July 2008 @ 01:10 pm
July 3rd, 2008

tutelage \TOO-tuhl-ij; TYOO-\, noun:
1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection.
2. The state of being under a guardian or tutor.
3. Instruction, especially individual instruction accompanied by close attention and guidance.
 
 
02 July 2008 @ 05:05 pm
July 2nd, 2008

laconic \luh-KON-ik\, adjective:
Using or marked by the use of a minimum of words; brief and pithy; brusque.
 
 
01 July 2008 @ 05:08 pm
July 1st, 2008

condign \kuhn-DINE; KON-dine\, adjective:
Suitable to the fault or crime; deserved; adequate.
 
 
30 June 2008 @ 02:43 pm
June 30th, 2008

indigent \IN-dih-juhnt\, adjective:
Extremely poor; not having the necessities of life, such as food, clothing and shelter.