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Profile: 8BooksOfSengathe
User Name: 8BooksOfSengathe
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Occupation: Artist ; Cosmetologist .
Interests: Writing.
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Topic: groggy
Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2019 12:47:51 AM
Daemon wrote:

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

(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.


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

(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.


911 Operators have to properly manage callers who are importune and anxious.
Topic: supplant
Posted: Saturday, August 31, 2019 7:13:54 AM
Daemon wrote:

(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.
Topic: paragon
Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 8:08:20 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.

Synonyms: nonesuch, nonpareil, apotheosis, ideal, saint

Usage: Nowadays, with our modern mania for morality, everyone has to pose as a paragon of purity, incorruptibility, and all the other seven deadly virtues.

Jesus the Christ is a paragon of a Savior.
Topic: beseem
Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:02:47 AM
Daemon wrote:

(verb) Accord or comport with.

Synonyms: befit, suit

Usage: Therefore it beseems us as true knights to prick on bravely, not idly weep.


It would beseem the populations within and near the Caribbean
and the Gulf of Mexico to make steadfast progress for all
necessary emergency preparedness. This does include evacuating
any frail individuals and all pets.
Please remember to take your
medications and important documents with you , as well.
Topic: scarecrow
Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:47:57 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) An effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds.

Synonyms: straw man

Usage: She was determined, therefore, to contrive as lifelike a scarecrow as ever was seen … so that it should begin its sentinel's duty that very morning.


The sole elementary school in this rural area had made
one scarecrow , from each classroom , to give away to the
local farmers.
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.

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