Back to the tedious basics… “A noun does not always require a colorful adjective; sometimes they can be rather bland.” Adjective – noun : a word that typically serves as a modifier of a noun ~ per Merriam-Webster
Not sure I’ve heard this one recently if ever. And I’m honestly not sure how to use it in a sentence just because, well, why? “The Great Hall from the Harry Potter movies was based on a combination of the books and the refectory of Christ Church college at Oxford.” Refectory – noun :…
“The fraternity is run as an autocracy by a four-legged feline with an affinity for tiaras.” Autocracy – noun :government by one person having unlimited power. ~per Merriam-Webster
“Wearing the mobility-limiting cast became an interminable experience after the first week.” Interminable – adj. 1) Endless 2) wearisomely protracted ~ per Merriam-Webster
Yup, that’s right. Noun. The basics are good refreshers. “A friend is more than a noun.” Noun – noun : a word that is the name of a subject or discourse (as a person or place.) ~ per Merriam-Webster
I’m down from a surgery for awhile, which means no access to my computer, only a laptop. I’m afraid that I will not be able to regale you with original arts and photos for a week or two. (Click the images to get to the source.) At least I’m back! (I think.) “The wonderful…
Just in case anyone was wondering… Avast – verb imperfect : a nautical command to stop or cease ~per Merriam-Webster PS: Found the gif floating around on tumblr and do not know who made it, but whoever they are, they’re awesome!
I write for all of the above and then a few more. Why do you write?
This is one of the fun words. I want to name a cat or a dog this someday. “That kitten is a real kibitzer for someone who can only meow, constantly poking her nose into places nobody wants it.” Kibitzer – noun : one who looks on and usually offers unwanted advice ~per Merriam-Webster
No, seriously, why does this word exist? Not that it offends me, it just baffles my mind that we would have a word for this at all. Is there an equally imperious-sounding equivalent for aunts? Grandparents? Siblings? I have yet to find one. “The avuncular politician bought pizza for the press.” Avuncular – adj. :…