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assoil (uh-SOIL) verb tr.
1. To pardon.
2. To atone for.
[From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin absolvere (to absolve).]
"I sank my teeth into the salt ground.
This week's theme: words that appear to be mis-spellings of everyday words.
As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls. -Matt Cartmill, anthropology professor and author (1943- )