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Topic: pagination
Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 6:59:15 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) The system of numbering pages.

Synonyms: folio, paging

Usage: The editions of Holy Writ are so numerous that he could hardly suppose that two copies would have the same pagination.

Pagination is the process of dividing a document into discrete pages, either electronic pages or printed pages.
In reference to books produced without a computer, pagination can mean the consecutive page numbering to indicate
the proper order of the pages, which was rarely found in documents pre-dating 1500, and only became common practice
c. 1550, when it replaced foliation, which numbered only the front sides of folios.
Topic: He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing,...
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018 4:07:22 AM
Daemon wrote:
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"Thou shalt not covet " does apply to both genders
and to all ages , and in all circumstances. It's the
safest thing to do. Don't envy ; don't covet - then
you'll find rest for your soul. :)
Topic: comeuppance
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018 3:14:27 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) A punishment or retribution that one deserves; one's just deserts.

Synonyms: deserts

Usage: The central character is an evil man who gets his comeuppance in the end.

The laziest child of the family got his comeuppance
one day when everybody in the household emulated
their lazy practices all over the house.
Topic: hard-pressed
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:01:00 PM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty.

Synonyms: distressed, hard put, in a bad way

Usage: Hard-pressed consumers are spending less on luxuries.

DEFINITION of "Hard-pressed" via

Hard-pressed definition: heavily burdened or oppressed, as by overwork or financial difficulties; harried; put-upon.

Ms. Lavendar was hard-pressed for time with two appointments,
on opposite sides of the county, on the same day.

Topic: cultivator
Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2018 7:01:48 AM
Daemon wrote:

(noun) Someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil.

Synonyms: agriculturalist, grower, raiser

Usage: He soon became a land-holder, then a prosperous cultivator of the soil, and shortly after a town-officer.

The elderly gentleman across the road has been an
expert fruit cultivator , in various countries ,
since the 1960's.
Topic: The Black Cat
Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2018 6:47:39 AM
Daemon wrote:
The Black Cat

Throughout history, many cultures have held negative superstitions about black cats, often associating the animals with witches, the devil, and omens of evil. Though black cats are actually considered good luck in a minority of countries, superstitions about bad luck striking those who have had one cross their path widely persist today. Black cats have even been found to have lower odds of adoption in American shelters than felines of other colors. What color is even less likely to be adopted? More...

Gifts of love and blessings came in the form of three
black male cats named Morris , Midnight and Little Kitty.
Two were strays and one chose our home over his
original home. Black cats are fun and loving.

Care for them whenever and wherever you can.
They will care for you in return.
Topic: powdery
Posted: Monday, July 2, 2018 7:04:05 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Consisting of fine particles.

Synonyms: fine-grained, pulverized, small-grained

Usage: He scooped up a handful of dry powdery earth and let it slowly slip through his fingers.

Last week's implosion of the corporation's multi-story concrete office
building let a powdery residue rain down upon the surrounding city blocks.

Last week's implosion of the corporation's multi-story concrete office
building let a powdery residue rain down upon the surrounding city blocks.
Topic: annihilative
Posted: Monday, July 2, 2018 6:58:40 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction.

Synonyms: withering, devastating

Usage: The possession of annihilative power has not slowed down the drive toward even more fiendish modes of inflicting wholesale death.

The annihilative power of a Category 5 hurricane upon an
island cannot be understated.
Topic: lambent
Posted: Monday, July 2, 2018 6:48:37 AM
Daemon wrote:

(adjective) Softly bright or radiant.

Synonyms: aglow, lucent, luminous

Usage: Lady Ruth lifted her eyes to his, and their lambent fires were suddenly rekindled.

The Moon's lambent appearance in the night sky
was a welcome addition to the comfortable evening's
dinner on the patio deck.

Topic: refurbish
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 8:31:36 AM
Daemon wrote:

(verb) To make clean, bright, or fresh again.

Synonyms: freshen up, renovate

Usage: We refurbished the offices in the hopes that a new look would make for happier, more productive employees.

The Governor's wife intends to restore and refurbish an 1880's room ,
which is still filled with noteworthy antiques ,
and prepare it for official state visits within the year.

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