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Topic: overzealous
Posted: Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:20:12 AM
Daemon wrote:
overzealous

(adjective) Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.

Synonyms: fanatical, rabid

Usage: The pop star's overzealous fans climbed over the security barriers in an attempt to get closer to her.


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Bing dictionary quote :overzealous [ˌōvərˈzeləs]

ADJECTIVE
over-zealous (adjective)
too zealous in attitude or behavior.
"he's been overzealous in handing out parking tickets"
synonyms:
extreme · fanatical · over-enthusiastic · extremist · violent · maniacal · wild · passionate ·
fervent · diehard · uncompromising · intolerant · unreasonable · illiberal · bigoted · prejudiced
· biased · partisan · one-sided · raving · gung-ho · swivel-eyed · perfervid
antonyms:
moderate · liberal · halfhearted


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Some climate change enthusiasts have become overzealous with their protesting.




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Topic: lectern
Posted: Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:10:39 AM
Daemon wrote:
lectern

(noun) Desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer.

Synonyms: reading desk

Usage: On the small rock platform stood an old bronze lectern or reading-stand, groaning under a great German Bible.





To encourage the young people to speak before an audience ,
a sturdy wooden lectern was ordered that would be height
appropriate , thus making their time more comfortable
for them as they spoke.


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Topic: horologist
Posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:13:31 PM
Daemon wrote:
horologist

(noun) Someone who makes or repairs watches.

Synonyms: watchmaker

Usage: My neighbor, Paula, is an amateur horologist, so she may be able to figure out why your watch has stopped.




The local horologist benefited a multi-generational family
by repairing an antique time piece , a discontinued designer's
watch and an electronic watch with a broken band.



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Topic: illogic
Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:14:02 PM
Daemon wrote:
illogic

(noun) Invalid or incorrect reasoning.

Synonyms: inconsequence

Usage: Often have I, the modern, been perturbed and vexed by the foolishness, illogic, obtuseness, and general all-round stupendous stupidity of myself, the primitive.


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The illogic of lawmakers who believe their political opponents
are automatically " guilty until proven innocent " is pervading
through and negatively effecting our government's functionality.


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Topic: eyestrain
Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:02:08 PM
Daemon wrote:
eyestrain

(noun) A tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem.

Synonyms: asthenopia

Usage: Extended computer use is a common cause of eyestrain.


………….

Eyestrain can come as a temporary issue , even for those with perfect or imperfect vision ,
from such things as reading in low light conditions , excessive amount of time with close
range use of one's eyes , or having unaddressed vision or eye health issues . To prevent eyestrain
from occurring , make sure there is sufficient lighting and take vision rests where you close
your eyes for a few minutes or look off in the distance for a little while.


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Topic: anthropomorphous
Posted: Friday, September 20, 2019 3:55:12 AM
Daemon wrote:
anthropomorphous

(adjective) Suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things.

Synonyms: humanlike

Usage: My comic strip features an anthropomorphous frog that walks upright, wears a bowtie and vest, and speaks only in rhyming couplets.



In the winter , our neighbor's vehicle made anthropomorphous sounds like a
cranky and gruff old man ; but on a warm spring day , it resembled a purring lion.


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Topic: groggy
Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2019 12:47:51 AM
Daemon wrote:
groggy

(adjective) Stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion).

Synonyms: foggy, logy, stuporous, dazed

Usage: Groggy from lack of sleep, Elena walked right into a kitchen chair while stumbling toward the coffee pot.




Children can be quite groggy when first waking up.

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Topic: corrode
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:12:45 AM
Daemon wrote:
corrode

(verb) Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid.

Synonyms: rust, eat

Usage: Nothing can be a stronger proof of the malignant quality of the air than that the rust will immediately corrode both the iron and brass if they are not carefully covered with straw.


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The metal stand with shelves began to corrode over time
because it had been placed near the garage door , rather
than put indoors per the manufacturers instructions.


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Topic: importune
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:03:53 AM
Daemon wrote:
importune

(verb) Beg persistently and urgently.

Synonyms: insist

Usage: She had come to the conclusion that he spoke no other English, and so she ceased to importune him for information.



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911 Operators have to properly manage callers who are importune and anxious.


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Topic: supplant
Posted: Saturday, August 31, 2019 7:13:54 AM
Daemon wrote:
supplant

(verb) Take the place or move into the position of.

Synonyms: supersede, replace

Usage: The word processor has largely supplanted electric typewriters.




After school , the eldest elementary aged daughter did
supplant their working mother's role in the home , up until
her return in the early evening.


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