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#201317 - 07/22/11 08:58 PM yet another bogus vocab. test  
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this too shall pass
YABVT

(thanx, EC)

#201319 - 07/23/11 12:53 AM Re: yet another bogus vocab. test [Re: tsuwm]  
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Well--it at least served to inform me that once again I had forgotten the meaning of deracinate. There were several that I had to look up, so I thank you. Maybe eventually I'll remember what I learn...

#201325 - 07/23/11 02:18 AM Re: yet another bogus vocab. test [Re: tsuwm]  
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down under
This list had me deracinate some hairs ...these I didn't know.

maladroit
embonpoint
valetudinarian
cenacle
vibrissae
estivation
fuliginous
opsimath
pule
pule


some words like these below...were familar, but I couldn't remember meaning:
terpsichorean
funambulist


I did better than I thought I would.

Last edited by Candy; 07/23/11 03:04 AM. Reason: I 'whited' the words out so as to not spoil it for your test!
#201330 - 07/23/11 08:51 AM Re: yet another bogus vocab. test [Re: tsuwm]  
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I'd have done better if I'd trusted the ones I thought I wasn't quite sure of. Not ashamed of myself, though.


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