Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Let's learn a few new words today...

  1. gerrymander: to manipulate a situation to gain advantage
  2. truckle: to submit meekly to another's will
  3. splenetic: irritable
  4. excoriate: to criticise harshly
  5. visceral: instinctive or intuitive
  6. quiddity: essence or substance of a thing, person or situation
  7. daub: a crude or unskilled painting
  8. antediluvian: very old-fashioned
  9. evanesce: to fade from sight
  10. bagatelle: trifle; an insignificant thing or amount

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