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Old 04-24-2014, 08:35 AM   #411
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levant:
To abscond or run away, especially to avoid paying money or debts.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:10 AM   #412
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Occasionally you will put in a word that I don't even have to look at the printed explanation or meaning. I just love those days.
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Old 04-27-2014, 11:08 AM   #413
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A poet or bard who is divinely inspired.
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Old 04-28-2014, 07:06 AM   #414
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doggedly:
In a way that is stubbornly persistent: Abby marked the International
Day of the Dog with her beloved Jack Russell terrier, despite how he was
doggedly gnawing through her extensive collection of shoes.
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:15 AM   #415
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"Stubbornly persistent" - that mosquito, while I'm on the stepladder with a paint can in one hand and brush in the other.
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:19 PM   #416
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"Stubbornly persistent" - that mosquito, while I'm on the stepladder with a paint can in one hand and brush in the other.
I would have "whitewashed" her.
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Old 04-30-2014, 08:20 AM   #417
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Having a lot of space inside; roomy.
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Old 04-30-2014, 08:23 AM   #418
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anapest:
1. (US, prosody) A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, two short
and one long (e.g the word "velveteen").
2. (US, prosody) A fragment, phrase or line of poetry or verse using this
meter; e.g. “Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the
Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville, did NOT!” (Dr. Seuss, How
the Grinch Stole Christmas.).
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Old 04-30-2014, 01:37 PM   #419
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capacious:
Having a lot of space inside; roomy.
And all this time when people told me I had a capacious mind I thought it was a compliment...
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:48 PM   #420
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And all this time when people told me I had a capacious mind I thought it was a compliment...
LOL!!

What's horrible is I now fill what used to be my capacious pants.
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