|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Miscellany » Tergiversation Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#17344 - 01/28/01 10:22 AM Re: Tergiversation
Oh yes. My biggest problem in looking up a word is remembering which word I am looking up before I get lost in the pages. I just wish I had a better memory for the new words I find, since I usually don't have occasion to use them immediately.
#17345 - 01/28/01 10:35 AM Re: Tergiversation
Loc: this too shall pass
emanuela, juanmaria... all these variations have merely tergiversated slightly from the Latin root tergiversari - to turn one's back, shuffle, practise evasion
#17346 - 01/28/01 01:42 PM Re: Tergiversation
Loc: Spam Factory
I love leafing through a dictionary, not only for the pleasure of finding new words, but also for the etymology of words I already know. I really should get an OED or at least an etymological dictionary. Can anybody recommend one?
Forum Stats 8738 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members KatieC, ashishsum, ackcat, mayne, Yesurbius
8738 Registered Users
Who's Online 1 registered (1 invisible), 22 Guests and 4 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
LukeJavan8 84 endymion6 81 wofahulicodoc 68 A C Bowden 39 May 4 Tromboniator 4 FoFong 3 LadyReader 2 KatieC 1 tsuwm 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11609 tsuwm 10522 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 LukeJavan8 6487 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400 BranShea 5282
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith