Monthly Archives: January 2005

maudlin

1. effusively or tearfully sentimental 2. drunk enough to be emotionally silly

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immure

1. to confine within or as if within walls; imprison 2. to build into a wall 3. to entomb in a wall

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inure

to habituate to something undesirable, especially by prolonged subjection; accustom

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asperity

1. severity; rigor 2. harshness of manner; ill temper or irritability 3. roughness of surface; unevenness

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deleterious

harmful or injurious, often in a subtle or unexpected way

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salubrious

conducive or favorable to health or well-being

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restive

1. uneasily impatient under restriction, opposition, criticism, or delay 2. resisting control; difficult to control

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ligature

1. the act of tying or binding. 2 a cord, wire, or bandage used for tying or binding, esp. in surgery 3. a character, letter, or type, such as æ, combining two or more letters 4. a group of notes intended to be played or sung as one phrase

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diphthong

a gliding monosyllabic speech sound (as the vowel combination at the end of toy) that starts at or near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves to or toward the position of another

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spate

1. a sudden flood, rush, or outpouring 2. a large number or amount

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