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Topic: marketer
Posted: Monday, August 12, 2019 1:09:35 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) Someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money.

Synonyms: seller, trafficker, vendor

Usage: George made his fortune as a cigar and tobacco marketer, but now he is turning his attention to other products.


At the edge of this small town is a collection
of retailers of various sorts , and a marketer
or two of foods , in an open air market whenever
the weather permits.
Topic: adorable
Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:11:53 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Lovable especially in a childlike or naive way.

Synonyms: endearing, lovely

Usage: She frowned at his facetiousness—a pretty, adorable frown that made him put his arm around her and kiss it away.

Many seem to enjoy the adorable Giant Pandas. :)


Topic: chopine
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019 6:27:37 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) A woman's shoe with a very high thick sole.

Synonyms: platform

Usage: In centuries past, some women wore chopines so large that they had difficulty maintaining their balance without assistance.

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The history of fashion can be quite interesting , if not odd ,
especially when samples of vintage items such as the chopine
are preserved.
Topic: ennoble
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019 6:21:09 AM
Daemon wrote:

(verb) Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility.

Synonyms: gentle

Usage: It would be interesting to see how brave he was; besides, the King would have good reason to ennoble him if he overcame them.


Speculation was rising as to who would be on the
ennoble list this year.
Topic: eye-popping
Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019 6:45:52 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning.

Synonyms: dazzling, fulgurant

Usage: The highlight of our New Year's celebration was easily the fireworks display, which was eye-popping and glorious.


The eye-popping glare of the afternoon sun reflecting
off of a vehicle's windshield will make you squint
in a hurry.
Topic: transfigure
Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019 6:42:38 AM
Daemon wrote:

(verb) Change completely the nature or appearance of.

Synonyms: metamorphose, transmogrify

Usage: To you, my friend, she would have appeared a hideous and ugly creature, but to me she was beautiful—so gloriously does love transfigure its object.


The local furniture restorer has an extraordinary reputation
of being able to transfigure a damaged antique to a near new
Topic: shirty
Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019 6:38:13 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) (British informal) Ill-tempered or annoyed.

Synonyms: snorty

Usage: He was a bit shirty with her when she arrived late.

Quibbling politicians can become quite shirty , at times.
Topic: wonted
Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019 6:02:55 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Commonly used or practiced; usual.

Synonyms: habitual, accustomed, customary

Usage: Professor Erlin lost his wonted calm: he beat the table with his fist, and drowned all opposition with the roar of his fine deep voice.

[ˈwôntəd, ˈwōn(t)əd]


It's not uncommon for the wonted schedule of customers to
be set aside whenever there are unique events in the area ,
such as special concerts.
Topic: egotism
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:54:52 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others.

Synonyms: self-importance

Usage: I confess, too, that I was irritated by the egotism which seemed to demand that every line of my pamphlet should be devoted to his own special doings.


It is unpleasant to be subjected to the egotism that comes
from certain political leaders and media personalities.
Topic: verbiage
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:46:03 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) The excessive and often meaningless use of words; verbosity.

Synonyms: repetition, tautology, redundancy, circumlocution, prolixity, periphrasis, pleonasm

Usage: He is generally a smooth and fluent versifier, but his fluency is his undoing; he wraps up his material in too great a mass of verbiage.


Sometimes protesters , at outdoor rallies , use verbiage
and noise pollution to excessive degrees.

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