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Topic: exhume
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019 8:18:11 PM
Daemon wrote:
exhume

(verb) Dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies.

Synonyms: disinter

Usage: Hoping to uncover evidence of foul play, the police chief ordered that the body be exhumed.


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The cold case detectives sought a warrant to exhume
the bodies of four relatives of the suspect , in
order to test for trace elements of poison.
Topic: corpuscle
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019 8:14:50 PM
Daemon wrote:
corpuscle

(noun) (Nontechnical usage) A tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms: mote, particle, speck, atom, molecule

Usage: I would not touch one corpuscle of that germ-ridden filth.



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The neighbor across the street yelled that he did not want
a single corpuscle of his next door neighbor's dog in his yard , ever .
Topic: champ
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:32:08 PM
Daemon wrote:
champ

(verb) To bite or chew upon noisily.

Synonyms: chomp

Usage: When my dog gets a bone, he just sits there all night happily champing on it.


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Those who champ upon raw carrots can be quite a distraction.
Topic: perpetuity
Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019 4:52:18 AM
Daemon wrote:
perpetuity

(noun) The property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless).

Synonyms: sempiternity

Usage: Whoever has travelled in the New England States will remember...the air of order and stillness, of perpetuity and unchanging repose, that seemed to breathe over the whole place.


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DEFINITIONS : per·pe·tu·i·ty [ˌpərpəˈt(y)o͞oədē]
NOUN
1. a bond or other security with no fixed maturity date.
law
2. a restriction making an estate inalienable perpetually or for a period beyond certain limits fixed by law.
3. the state or quality of lasting forever.


After long hours of driving the western states' highways ,
it seemed as if the loneliness of the desert would go on to
perpetuity.
Topic: My Lai Massacre (1968)
Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:07:10 PM
Daemon wrote:
My Lai Massacre (1968)

During the Vietnam War, US troops searching for Viet Cong fighters massacred hundreds of civilians from the Vietnamese hamlet of My Lai. Though they had not located any insurgents in My Lai, the soldiers opened fire on the villagers, killing men, women, and children. The incident was initially covered up by army officers. When it was revealed in the press nearly two years later, it divided the US public and increased pressure to end the war. How many soldiers were convicted for their crimes? More...


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I am and always will be ardent in my pro-military stance, but the atrocities done
in My Lai were nothing short of crimes-against-humanity , and a furtherance
of those atrocities is that justice was never served.
Topic: unrelieved
Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 1:56:55 PM
Daemon wrote:
unrelieved

(adjective) Utter; complete.

Synonyms: undiminished

Usage: My fortitude was beginning to sink under the unrelieved oppression of suspense.




The company's switchboard operator was quite unrelieved
from the onslaught of phone calls about the recent
product recalls.
Topic: exhale
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 8:00:46 AM
Daemon wrote:
exhale

(verb) Expel air.

Synonyms: breathe out, expire

Usage: Exhale when you lift the weight.



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Upon using an inhaler , it's imperative that after
holding your breath that you exhale
slowly
, thus
enabling the medicine to get deeper into the lungs.
Topic: vermiculate
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 3:08:36 AM
Daemon wrote:
vermiculate

(adjective) Infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms.

Synonyms: worm-eaten, wormy

Usage: I returned from vacation to find my yard littered with vermiculate, rotting plums that had fallen from the tree while I was away.



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The new gardener aimed to build a greenhouse for
their flowering plants and produce in order to
reduce damage due to storms and vermiculate.
Topic: extrude
Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:12:16 AM
Daemon wrote:
extrude

(verb) Form or shape by forcing through an opening.

Synonyms: squeeze out

Usage: The pasta machine extruded the dough through a series of small holes, thus shaping it into spaghetti.


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A vegetable can extrude through a wooden fence's knot hole ,
thus allowing it to grow in a misshapen manner , and on the
neighbor's side of the fence.
:) { yummy }
Topic: bird's-eye
Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:05:11 AM
Daemon wrote:
bird's-eye

(adjective) As from an altitude or distance.

Synonyms: panoramic

Usage: Another pedestrian had entered from the other end…with an astrakhan collar to his coat on this warm night, and a black slouch hat that hid his features from my bird's-eye view.


….

Drone technology has enabled rescue workers and structural
engineers to evaluate inaccessible or difficult to reach
places with a very helpful bird's-eye view .

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