John Moskowski October 6 2011
1. Druthers
One's own way, choice, or preference
October 7, 2011
1. Vesuvian
Volcanic; of, pertaining to, or resembling Mount Vesuvius.
Noun:
1.
A type of match formerly used for lighting cigars; fusee.
Flaxen
1.
Of the pale yellowish color of dressed flax or linen.
2.
Resembling flax.
3.
Pertaining to flax.
4.
Made of flax.
October 17, 2011
Dorsal
1.
Situated on the back
2.
In Anatomy situated on or toward the upper side of the body, equivalent to the back, or
posterior, in humans.
3.
In Botany pertaining to the surface away from the axis, as of a leaf; abaxial.
4.
In Phonetics articulated with the dorsum of the tongue.
Noun:
1.
In Phonetics a dorsal speech sound.
2.
In Anatomy a dorsal structure
Moot
1.
Open to discussion or debate; doubtful.
2.
Of little or no practical value or meaning; purely academic.
3.
Chiefly Law Not actual; theoretical; hypothetical.
Verb:
1.
To present or introduce (any point, subject, project, etc.) for discussion.
2.
To reduce or remove the practical significance of; make purely theoretical or academic.
3.
Archaic To argue (a case), especially in a mock court.
Noun:
1.
An assembly of the people in early England exercising political, administrative, and judicial
powers.
2.
An argument or discussion, especially of a hypothetical legal case.
3.
Obsolete A debate, argument, or discussion.
October 20 2011
Tawdry
.
Gaudy, showy and cheap.
2.
Low or mean; base: tawdry motives.
Noun:
1.
Cheap, gaudy apparel.
October 28, 2011
Berserk\ber-SURK\ ,
adjective;
1.
Violently or destructively frenzied; wild; crazed; deranged.
Noun:
1.
Scandinavian legend. An ancient Norse warrior who fought with frenzied rage in battle,
possibly induced by eating hallucinogenic mushrooms.