TATTERDEMALION Adjective (tatt-er-dih-mail-yun) Being in a decayed state or condition Companies closing and mass layoffs have left many city neighborhoods in a TATTERDEMALION state.
BRACHIATE Verb (Bray-kee-ayt) To progress by swinging from hold to hold by the arms. She had to BRACHIATE to escape the fire in her apartment building.
VATICINATION Noun (vuh-tiss-u-nay-shun) The act of prophesying My neighbor thought she could VATICINATION any situation.
RAPACIOUS Adjective (Ra-pa-cious) Having an excessive desire to acquire or posses things. The male character in the book I am reading has a RAPACIOUS personality.
BIFURCATE Verb (Bi-Fir-Cate) Divide into two separate branches or trails. The parade BIFURCATED and everyone clapped.
SHUNPIKE Noun A side road used to avoid the toll on a turnpike. Also- A side road taken instead of a turnpike to avoid tolls.-To take an long route to avoid traffic and toll booths. SHUNPIKE is an actual word. Toll roads have existed for centuries. Turnpike has ment tollgate since 1678. We planned our…
RECIDIVATE Verb (re-sid-uh-veyt) To return to a previous pattern of behavior especially criminal conduct Some criminals RECIDIVATE their behavior as soon as they are released from prison.
If you’re new to Tanglewood from November 2016 thru March 2017 we’d love to have you attend our social!! Monday, April 3 Community Room Immediately following Monday Coffee You’ll enjoy meeting your neighbors, getting some great information about the community, and enjoy sumptuous treats and slurpingly delicious beverages on us! Mark your calendars now because…
APOCRYPHAL Adjective (apoc-ry-phal) Of questionable authenticity-An APOCRYPHAL story is one which is probably not true or did not happen but which may give a true picture of someone or something. He was famous for constantly telling the same APOCRYPHAL story, he believed to be true.
CORUSCATING Verb (Cor-us-cating) To give off or reflect light in bright beams or flashes. When we were camping, there was a CORUSCATING light far off in the distance.