Submitted by Shirley Frazier A heartfelt thanks goes to Don Lariviere and Mike Klineworth for helping a lady in distress. My kitchen floor buckled and raised in front of the refrigerator due to Ms Irma paying Highlands County a visit. Since I didn’t want to file an insurance claim and possibly replace my entire floor,…
SCINTILLA noun (sin-til-uh) A very small amount of something There’s not a SCINTILLA of truth in what he says.
MATRILINEAL Adjective (ma-truh-lin-ee-uhl) Inheriting or deciding descent through the female line Her place at the king’s court was determined by her MATRILINEAL bloodline, not her father’s family ancestry.
PERVICACIOUS ADJECTIVE (PER-VI-KEY-SHUH S) Extremely willful, obstinate, and stubborn My easy going son became PERVICACIOUS when a new family moved in next door.
POLEMIC Noun (po-lem-ic) A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something The candidate’s POLEMIC tirade against his opponent was not clearly thought out and vindictive, rather than well reasoned and convincing.
OBSTREPEROUS Adjective (ob-strep-er-ous) Marked by unruly or aggressive noisiness. The quiet protest turned OBSTREPEROUS when another group joined with the marchers
GENUFLECT Verb (jen-yoo-flect) To bend knee or touch one knee to the floor in reverence or worship. In a respect full or religious way. She knew she must GENUFLECT before the king, but a loud crash diverted her attention.
SUCCINT Adjective (suc-cint) Expressed in few words. Concise. Said in a clear and short way. His defense was SUCCINT, but believe able.
Even duct tape can’t fix stupid…but it can muffle the sound; Of course I talk to myself, sometimes I need expert advice; I don’t have white hair. I have “wisdom highlights”. I’m just very wise; The kids text me “plz” which is shorter than please. I text back “no” which is shorter than “yes”; If…
TRANSPICIOUS Adjective (tran-spik-yuh-wus) Clearly seen through or understood. Her motives were TRANSPICIOUS